• Sewage spill closes Eagle Harbor beaches


    BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. - People and pets are advised to stay out of Eagle Harbor waters after a sewage spill Sunday.

    City officials said at about 10:30 a.m. there was a break in the Highway 305 South force main, which is on the Eagle Harbor shoreline in the vicinity of the Washington State Ferry Terminal. This caused a sewer spill into Eagle Harbor.

    A temporary bypass has been set up and the spill to the beach main was stopped by 1:30 p.m.

    The amount of sewage spilled is unknown.

    Shellfish harvesting has been closed and swimming beaches are closed until further notice.

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