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Broken sewer pipe leaks sewage into Fanno Creek tributary

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A broken sewer pipe leaked sewage into a tributary of Fanno Creek.

Crews investigating high bacteria counts in a southwest Portland creek discovered the broken pipe Wednesday.

Sewage was leaking into the unnamed tributary just off Southwest 48th Place between Southwest Lowell and 48th Avenue.

Maintenance crews were assessing the broken pipe Wednesday and planning repairs. People were advised to avoid contact with the water in the creek until those repairs were complete.

A timeline for the repairs was not immediately available.

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