Department of Health Issues Advisory for Carr Creek in Annapolis. Warns Against Swimming and Other Direct Water Contact.
Annapolis, MD (March 19, 2018) – The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has issued an advisory against swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and other direct water contact for Carr Creek in Annapolis, Maryland, due to a wastewater overflow (approximately 6,250 gallons). The spill occurred Monday morning, March 19 at the Naval Support Activity Annapolis – North Severn wastewater treatment plant. The advisory is for the entire creek and will remain in effect until Sunday, March 25, 2018.
The Department of Health advises people coming in contact with the affected water to wash well with soap and warm water immediately. Clothing should also be washed.