Waste Water Discharge in River des Peres

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – More raw sewage is headed down-stream, this time on the River des Peres, into the Mississippi River.

MSD Spokesman Lance LeComb says a valve on a pump at the Lemay Treatment Plant failed causing a discharge at another pump near Fannie Avenue and River City Boulevard.

The pump was fixed but LeComb estimates about a million gallons of a mix of waste water and flood water has gone downstream.

People are being advised not to make contact with the water in the southern most-section of the River des Peres near the Mississippi.

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