SSO Notification – 50 Fort Avenue, Salem

Initial Notification
A Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) caused by a rain event and peak wastewater flows started at approximately 6:39 a.m. on January 10, 2024 at a failed underground pipe located at 50 Fort Ave. in Salem, MA. This overflow likely consists of untreated sewage. The estimated approximate flow rate of the SSO event is 10 gallons per minute. The manhole where the SSO is occurring is owned and maintained by the South Essex Sewerage District.

This SSO could potentially impact the Cat Cove / Salem Harbor in Salem. Avoid contact with this water body for 48-hours after the discharge or overflow ceases due to the increased health risks from bacteria and other pollutants. Please see our website for more information: https://www.sesd.com/sso-notification/

As required by law, Continuation Notifications will be sent every 8-hours when applicable, followed by a Cessation Notification.

Notificación Inicial

Un desboardamiento de alcantarillado sanitario (SSO, siglas en ingles) causado por un evento de lluvia y flujos maximos de aguas residuales comenzó aproximadamente a las hora de 6:39 de la fecha 1/10/2024 en una alcantarilla ubicada en 50 Fort Ave. en Salem, MA. Este desbordamiento probablemente consiste en aguas residuales sin tratar. El indice de flujo aproximado estimado del evento SSO es 10 galones por minuto. La alcantarilla donde ocurre el SSO es propiedad y esta mantenida por el Distrito de Alcantarillado de South Essex.

Este SSO podria impactar potencialmente el cala del gato / puerto de Salem en Salem. Evite el contacto con esto cuerpo de agua durante 48-horas despues de que cese la descarga o el desbordamiento debido al aumento de los riesgos para la salud de las bacterias y otros contaminantes. Consulte el sitio web del Distrito de Alcantarillado de South Essex para obtener mas información: https://www.sesd.com/sso-notification/