Manhole at Ramapo Swim and Tennis Club

Flow from manhole covers width of pathway

Detail of sewage debris in flow

Sewage flows down to the river

Sewage flows through fence

And into the Saddle river heading towards New Jersey

Sunday afternoon April 15, 2006--A Sewage Overflow At the Saddle River Swim and Tennis Club on East Saddle River Road, New York [Site of numerous overflows in the past] Photos courtesy of Cassie Strasser
Click on individual image for larger photo and use back arrow to return to gallery.

This story is developing.
     The spill was reported to Rockland Sewer District #1 first on April 15 and again on April 16 the District was
        informed that the spill lasted through the night and was continuing Monday morning.
     The New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection was also notified.
     Samples of the spill have been collected for testing.
     A manhole on Hillside Avenue has also been pouring sewage on the road (photos below)

Below are the photos taken of the same area Monday morning April 16. This group also includes images of a manhole spill on Hillside Avenue near the Swim Club.

Monday April 16 spill continues

Monday April 16

Monday April 16, flow headed to the Saddle River

Sewage spill from manhole on Hillside Ave, April 16

Detail of Hillside spill, April 16