WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A sewage break that occurred Tuesday night has closed down Chestnut Street in West Haven, according to officials.
The sanitary sewer force main break has affected the Cove River and Oyster River pumping stations in the area of Chestnut Street and Savin Avenue.
Officials said work to to fix the sanitary sewer break is ongoing and will likely take several days to complete.
The neighborhoods affected by the sewage break include Beatrice, Jessie, Painter, and Michael Drives as well as Ida and Michael Lanes.
If sewage enters your home you are asked to call the West Haven Pollution Control Plant immediately at 203-937-3637. Officials said a crew will be dispatched to triage your home.
City services will be made avalailble to those impacted, officials said.
In the event of an incident after hours, city officials said to call the West Haven Police Department’s non-emergency 203-937-3900 to request assistance by Emergency Management Director Joseph Soto.
Crews will be working throughout the night to fix the break.