Scott County residents were warned about a sewage line break on Saturday.
According to the Georgetown and Scott County's 911 Call Center's Facebook page, all boat ramps and access points into the creek in that county were closed Saturday night. A different post estimated that about 100,000 gallons of sewage entered the creek and said that no one is allowed in the creek until testing is complete and the water has been deemed safe.
Frankfort Director of the Office of Emergency Management relayed this information in an email to Franklin County residents on Elkhorn Creek and reiterated that Scott County residents were advised to stay out of the creek until further notice and let Elkhorn Creek flush out on Sunday.
Canoe Kentucky, located on Peaks Mill Road, said in its Facebook post Sunday morning that break was 65 miles from its access point to the Elkhorn Creek and that at that point in time, it had not been deemed necessary for Franklin County access points to be closed.
"Obviously this is out of our control," the post read. "We will do what is advised to us by local health and Emergency Management officials to ensure your health and safety. Paddling on the creek should be done at your own risk this weekend."
Canoe Kentucky added at the end of the post that for its customers who may have had a reservation this weekend, it will reschedule if customers contact the company.