The City of Lufkin became aware of a major sanitary sewer overflow Monday afternoon.
The City is estimating that in excess of 100,000 gallons of sewage has been released into Hurricane Creek at Grace Dunn Park. The City is treating the release with chlorine and has contained the leak. City staff is currently making repairs to the piping system.
The Public should avoid contact with any water in Hurricane Creek downstream of Grace Dunn Park.
If anyone has any questions or concerns please call Assistant City Manager, Keith Wright at 936-633-0230.