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Tuscaloosa accidentally dumped thousands of gallons of waste water into Black Warrior River, officials say

Updated: Jan. 25, 2017 at 5:51 PM CST
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TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - The city of Tuscaloosa says it accidentally dumped more than 6,000 thousand gallons of wastewater into the Black Warrior River.

The city's communications director, Diedre Stalnaker, confirms a city crew prepping for utility accidentally caused an overflow of sewage that dumped into the Black Warrior River.

Stalnaker says crews are working to stop the overflow.

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