Raw Sewage Flowing in Apartment Building on North Green Lane North, Palatine

Palatine police received a report about 11:31 AM Saturday of raw sewage flow at an apartment complex at 1925 North Green Lane North. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report received a report that about 100 gallons of raw sewage is flowing at the 1925 building with about one-half inch of standing water. The flow was reported to be coming from a crawl space.

Sewage has been in the news this week. Arlington Heights firefighters were investigating a sewer odor in an apartment complex on West Rand Road in Arlington Heights. They were called at least two times to the scene.

And in Russia a high pressure sewer line threw sewage over 40 yards into the air …

A sewage pipe burst in Ryazan, central Russia, causing a fountain of wastewater and causing damage to several shops and cars.



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