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Combined Sewer Overflow Warning

Posted on: June 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Combined Sewer Overflow Alert from the City of Peoria

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Rainfall in the City of Peoria has caused a combined sewer overflow (CSO) into the Illinois River from one or more of the locations shown on the map located here.

When this warning is posted, please avoid full-body contact with the Illinois River in the area downstream from Detweiller Marina. You may get sick if you swallow water while swimming, Jet Skiing, or water skiing in these areas after a combined sewer overflow.

The City of Peoria is constructing projects to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to the Illinois River during wet weather, as required under the Clean Water Act and the CSO Consent Decree. 

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