LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Metropolitan Sewer District is warning residents of sewage overflows. Due to recent rains in the area, MSD says water containing sewage may be discharged.

MSD advises residents to "avoid contact with the Ohio River, creeks, streams and drainage ditches as they may contain sewage and stormwater runoff contaminants that could make you sick."

The company also shared the message: "While its still raining and for 48 hours after it stops raining, DO NOT FISH, WADE or SWIM in outdoor waters!"

If you, your family or your pets do come in contact with possibly contaminated water, MSD says to
wash it off with warm, soapy water, especially before handling food.

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