Sewage Overflow From West Fork Causes Beaver Lake Concerns
West Fork Sewage Overflow Causes Pollution Concern
Posted: April 20, 2014 at 5 a.m.
Raw sewage from the West Fork wastewater treatment plant spilled into the White River for about two weeks in early April, according to state officials, which raises concern about water quality in Beaver Lake.
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Water samples taken by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality on April 8 showed exceeded limits of fecal coliform bacteria, dissolved oxygen, E. coli, carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand for a five-day total and total suspended solids near a leaking manhole.
Source: Arkansas Department Of Environmental Quality
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