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Sewage system at Gorge comes under fire

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GEORGE — Waste-water disposal systems at the Gorge Amphitheatre need improving to keep the public safe at concerts, state health officials say.

“I’m not going to tell you that there is an imminent health crisis there; we just have some concerns,” said Richard Benson, an engineer with the state Department of Health.

The department sent Gorge owner Live Nation a letter, dated May 28, that outlines those concerns that include upgrading the septic systems.

They also include the lack…

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