Creswell

Creswell sewage smell explained

That smell. A kind of smelly smell. A smelly smell that smells … smelly.

Residents have been bothered by a lingering stank emanating from the City-owned Wastewater Treatment Facility. But with rain in the forecast, the smell will likely be sent packing soon.

It happens twice a year, much like the changing of seasons. The top layer of water switches with the bottom in the lagoon of the facility, located on the west side of Interstate 5, City Manager Michelle Amberg said.

”When the season changes it's not just the . . .

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