On July 4th the City of Northport, Alabama had a major sewer spill in the Black Warrior River. The spill revealed a city unprepared to fully address the emergency situation. The Black Warrior Riverkeeper was monitoring the situation and alerting the public to the spill. The city put a statement on it's Facebook page and website and failed to place public notices at public ramps into the river. Here's the latest update from the Black Warrior Riverkeeper.