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Sewer spill occurs in Bonsall


Last updated 1/10/2008 at Noon

BONSALL — Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) had a sewer spill on January 3 when a pump casing broke in an underground sewage pump station along Old River Road near Little Gopher Canyon.

The broken pump caused the station to flood; as a result, the station shut down.

According to Dave Seymour, general manager of RMWD, “Our crews received an alarm from the station and responded right way. Once the extent of the damage to the pump station was determined, workers arranged for seven 5,000-gallon vacuum trucks to haul sewage from station.

“We tried to keep up with the flow using ou...

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