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  • Rain causes sewage back-up in neighborhood; crews working to fix issue Play Video

    July 17, 2017 7:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The homes in the River Oaks neighborhood in Baton Rouge experience sewage back-up every time it rains. Residents know that with every rain, toilets, showers and sinks become inoperable. "I'm tired of dealing with it," resident of Gloria Drive, Chris Johnson, said.... more »
  • Man blocks sewage drainage to property, Gravity Drainage fires back Play Video

    June 2, 2017 7:23 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Fed up with neighbors dumping sewage on his property, a man built a dam to block off access. Terry Soileau moved into his Denham Springs home a few years ago, with knowledge that a drainage ditch ran through his property. Early on, Soileau says he noticed... more »
  • Lawsuit: Waffle House grease seeped onto neighbor's property

    March 28, 2017 9:10 PM

    ANNISTON, Ala. - An Alabama man says in a federal lawsuit that grease and sewage from a nearby Waffle House seeped onto his property, doing thousands of dollars in damage. Mack Crook Jr. of Anniston is seeking a total of $800,000 from Norcross, Georgia-based Waffle House Inc. At issue is... more »
  • Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

    March 26, 2017 11:38 AM

    SEATTLE - Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into Puget Sound since Washington state's largest sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's waste. The county-run facility has been hobbling along at about half-capacity since the Feb. 9 electrical... more »
  • Sewage smell, waste water treatment facility dangers worry residents Play Video

    February 21, 2017 6:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Homeowners are voicing their complaints about another Mo-Dad Utilities wastewater treatment facility. Residents living in the South Haven subdivision of Denham Springs say they pay their bill but don't get any results when they report problems. Todd Ray says in addition to the terrible smell, he's... more »
  • Residents on Burbank stuck in smelly sewage situation Play Video

    January 2, 2017 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some residents living in an apartment complex just south of LSU are suffering through quite the stench. Sewage backed up into some of the apartments off of Burbank Drive, and it's causing the smell. With heavy rainfall the past few days, the problem has gotten... more »
  • Sewage smell permeates Denham Springs neighborhood Play Video

    November 21, 2016 6:37 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Residents living in Westminster Estates say they're tired of smelling sewage. They say it's coming from a wastewater treatment facility, tucked behind homes in their Denham Springs neighborhood. "It smells like sewage and that's got to be a health hazard," said Shawn Guidry. The wastewater... more »
  • Sewage overflow creating mess for Slaughter woman Play Video

    October 24, 2016 7:03 PM

    SLAUGHTER - Sewage drains from homes in one East Feliciana Parish community into ditches but Elnora Carter said Monday, her ditch isn't draining and it's creating a mess at her Slaughter home. "The water can't go anywhere," she says. As Carter did laundry, water bubbled up from below... more »
  • Levee breach releases 6 million gallons of sewage into Bogue Chitto River

    September 17, 2016 4:43 PM

    A levee breach released approximately six million gallons of storm-water-diluted sewage into the East Branch of the Bogue Chitto River. The Bogue Chitto River is now under a "water contact advisory" for it's entire length in Louisiana according to the Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Department of... more »
  • Residents cope with sewage smell at BR apartment complex Play Video

    January 22, 2016 6:21 PM

    BAKER - People who live at Family Manor apartment complex on Plank Road are dealing with a smelly issue. Some residents complain that they've had to endure a strong smelling sewage odor for week upon week due to raw sewage-laden water that's sitting right on the doorsteps of residents.... more »
  • Broken fence leaves little protection from wastewater pit Play Video

    September 3, 2015 11:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Residents are worried about what they believe is a safety hazard in their neighborhood, Woodland Crossing. A fence around Mo-Dad Utilities, LLC wastewater treatment facilities fell down in April and has not been repaired. Inside are large pools of water with pumping stations. "They won't... more »
  • Stinky problem will cost $1 million to fix Play Video

    September 4, 2014 9:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A busted sewer pipe is creating a stinky problem for drivers. The main sewer line along Burbank at Staring has collapsed in multiple places, blocking the water. The busted line carries rain water and sewage to the main pumping station on Gardere Lane. The blockage prohibits... more »
  • Sherwood Forest residents want sewage fix now Play Video

    July 20, 2014 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some Sherwood Forest residents are still dealing with sewage backups and can't flush their toilets whenever it rains. It's a problem residents have been dealing with for years. Sherwood Forest resident Julia Grau's toilet flushed today, but with rain in the forecast that may be short... more »

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