Due to a plugged priming valve, the NW 48th Street station started spilling at 7pm on Friday, May 20th and ended 9:40pm on Friday, May 20th. In order to safely complete the repairs at the NW 48th Street Station, it was necessary to shut down the Schooner Creek Station. Schooner Creek Station started spilling at 8pm Friday, May 20th and ended at 9:40 pm on Friday, May 20th. The Schooner Creek Pump Station is located at the end of NW 68th Street near the ocean.
Signs warning of the recent sewage overflows are posted at the affected areas and sampling is being conducted to determine when the water is safe for contact. Contact with water contaminated with bacteria can increase the risk of disease. Please avoid contact with these waterbodies until further notice.
Please contact the City of Newport Public Works at 541-574-3366 with any questions.