MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory Following Sewage Discharge in Raymond

(JACKSON, MS) – MDEQ is issuing a water contact advisory following the release of wastewater from the Raymond publicly owned sewer collection system into Snake Creek. 

The advisory begins where Snake Creek crosses underneath Mississippi Hwy 18 and continues to where Snake Creek crosses underneath the Natchez Trace (see attached map).  

MDEQ recommends that people avoid water contact recreational activities such as swimming, wading, and fishing in these waters.  MDEQ is monitoring the condition of the creek and will revise this advisory as needed.