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Trash-cluttered creek causes concern about flooding, safety in Omaha neighborhood

Trash in creek raises flooding, safety concerns
Trash in creek raises flooding, safety concerns
Trash in creek raises flooding, safety concerns
Trash in creek raises flooding, safety concerns
Posted at 11:51 AM, May 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-09 09:57:16-04

Residents of a neighborhood near 48th and Harrison say they're fed up with all the garbage blocking a nearby creek.

When the creek floods — and residents say it happens often — the water often rises to property lines, they say.

Neighbors say they are also concerned about local kids getting hurt by all the dead trees and debris that collect when the creek is blocked. 

Stay with 3 News Now for more as this story develops.