Citizen's Energy issues sewage overflow warning

INDIANAPOLIS - Citizen's Energy Group issued a raw sewage overflow warning Saturday after the Indianapolis area received heavy rainfall.

Heavy rainfall can cause raw sewage to overflow Indianapolis' combine sewer system, according to Citizen's, leading to contamination of nearby water sources.

Citizen's is advising residents to avoid all contact with streams for the next four days in the following areas:

  • White River downstream from 56th Street
  • Fall Creek downstream from Keystone Avenue
  • Little Eagle Creek downstream from Michigan Street
  • Eagle Creek downstream from the confluence of Little Eagle Creek
  • Pogues Run downstream from 21st Street
  • Pleasant Run downstream from Kitley Avenue
  • State Ditch downstream from Southern Avenue
  • Bean Creek downstream from I-65
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