Locals are being warned to avoid contact with Four Mile Run downstream of a reported sewage release.
The sewage release happened near 7th Street S., in the Barcroft neighborhood, according to Arlington Alert,.
“Avoid contact with Four Mile Run creek south of 7th Street S. for the next 24 hours,” the county advised as of 3 p.m. Sunday. That downstream area to avoid includes the popular Shirlington dog park.
INCIDENT: Sanitary Sewage Release
LOCATION: Four Mile Run Creek South of 7th St S
IMPACT: Avoid contact with Four Mile Run Creek south of 7th St S for the next 24 hours due to a sanitary sewage release. @ArlingtonDES is on the scene. pic.twitter.com/vowrgczMMD
— Arlington Alert (@arlingtonalert) January 12, 2020
— Tim Barber (@ABC7TimBarber) January 13, 2020
Flickr pool photo by Mrs. Gemstone