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This jar of water from mill creek near Thompson Play Park contains high levels of e. coli bacteria, the result of liquid sewage spilling for years from a mysterious upstream pipe, and no one has figured outhow to stop it or who should warn neighbors and users.

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"Mystery pipe" dumps human waste in Mill Creek

Since at least August 2012, a “mystery pipe” has been dumping extremely high levels of human waste into Mill Creek, and officials so far cannot find its source, despite extensive efforts.

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