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Health advisory off for most waterways after sewage releases


August 7, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The state of Kansas has lifted health warnings it issued last week after heavy rain caused sewage to be released into several Lawrence-area waterways.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Tuesday lifted health advisories for the Kansas River, Wakarusa River, Brush Creek and Burroughs Creek.

Lawrence officials said in a news release the Hallmark Tributary, which passes under the Kansas Turnpike to the west of the Kansas River's northward bend, was still under an advisory Tuesday.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports the advisories were issued Friday after...

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