Health advisories issued after 2,800-gallon sewage spill

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A health advisory is issued for two bodies of water in Okaloosa County after 2,800 gallons of sewage spilled in Shalimar on Monday.

Health officials say an overflow of a wastewater manhole caused the spill at the intersection of Bayshore Dr. and Palm Blvd. Advisories are issued for Lake Vivien (also known as Lake Clyde) and the Choctawhatchee Bay in Shalimar.

The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County said Monday the spill is contained and clean up is finished. Health officials say the sewage did not get into any drinking water sources.

Health officials are conducting testing in the two bodies of water. We'll post those results here once we receive updates.