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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Sampling Pollution

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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