Sewage Spill Closes Rifle Club Road Near Aubrey White Parkway - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Sewage Spill Closes Rifle Club Road Near Aubrey White Parkway

SPOKANE, Wash. - A power outage caused a sewage spill on Rifle Club Road near the Downriver Golf Course Saturday afternoon. Authorities say that a pump in the sewage line stopped working when the power went out, causing a backup that eventually spilled onto the roadway.

Crews were concerned that the sewage would make it to the river, but were able to use a generator to get the pump going before that happened. The road will be blocked for a while as crews try to restore power to the area.

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