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UPDATE: Sanitary sewer line repaired in Patton Creek area of Hoover

Flooding at Patton Creek townhomes in Hoover
Flooding at Patton Creek townhomes in Hoover
Published: Oct. 8, 2021 at 3:11 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 12, 2021 at 7:49 PM CDT
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HOOVER, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Officials with Jefferson County say the damaged sewer line has been repaired and sewer overflows have stopped in the Patton Creek area.

Crews worked over the weekend to clear the damaged pipe and make repairs.

ORIGINAL: Jefferson County leaders asked the public to avoid contact with Patton Creek from I-65 to where it enters the Cahaba River, and the Cahaba River from Patton Creek to Shelby County Road 52.

The extremely heavy rains in the Hoover area have damaged a sanitary sewer line near Patton Creek, creating a sewer overflow in the area.

The County is aware of the issue and repair efforts are underway to stop the overflow as quickly as possible.

This is video of the flooding at some townhomes in the Patton Creek area:

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