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Sanitary Sewer Overflow

Due to the heavy rainfall, the Town of Emmitsburg experienced a sanitary sewer overflow and lost approximately 68,500 gallons of diluted waste water.  This flow went into Flat Run and to into areas of Emmit Gardens.  Both the State of Maryland Department of the Environment and the Frederick County Health Department have been notified.  The Frederick County Health Department recommends avoiding contact with water ways and flooded areas.