Residents urged to avoid contact with Mattawoman Creek

On Saturday, March 3, an overflow of raw wastewater was discovered at the intersection of Crain Highway and Acton Lane in Waldorf, releasing about 15,000 gallons of wastewater from two manholes into an adjacent storm water drain.

The Department of Public Works stopped the overflow at about 8:30 p.m. Notices have been posted along the stream to Mattawoman Creek and residents are cautioned to avoid contact with the stream. For additional information, contact the Department of Public Works/Utilities Division at 301.609.7400.