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According to Columbia Township officials, about 4000 gallons of raw sewage has spilled into Clark Lake. The spillage took place today in the Q Lane area at the site of new construction. Another Township official said that a contractor working for Consumers Energy drilled into a sewage line causing the spill.
The Township advises to stay out of the water until more is known.
The Brooklyn DPW, responsible for maintenance of Clark Lake’s sewer, is on the scene. The DEQ has been notified. Other Township officials are at the location or on their way. More details as they become available.