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Macon Water Authority lifts advisory after sewage spill in Ocmulgee River

Days after 4 million gallons of sewage spilled into a creek that feeds into the Ocmulgee River, the MWA says the water is now safe to enter

The Macon Water Authority lifted its non-water contact advisory Monday that was put in place last week when 4 million gallons of sewage overflowed a manhole and went into a creek.

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A release from MWA, says they completed their investigation of the spill site and reviewed water sample results.

Based on that information, they decided to lift the advisory for the section from the south take-out at Amerson River Park to the Spring Street boat landing.