Raw sewage spills into Schuylkill River after pipe breaks

    For the second time in two weeks, a broken sewage pipe in Reading is sending raw sewage down the Schuylkill River through the Pottstown and North Coventry communities.

    The Daily Times reports the pipe broke sometime early Friday evening.

    According to the report, Pottstown Borough Manager Jason Bobst says the drinking water in the area is not of any danger to residents and is safe to drink.  Water will be treated, however, it may have a slight chlorine smell to it, according to the Daily Times.

    The pipe previously broke on August 28 and sent millions of gallons of raw sewage into the Schuylkill River.

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