News Release: Notice of Untreated Sewage Discharge

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CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Robert Martin
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-2773

Notice of Untreated Sewage Discharge

GREENSBORO, NC (March 12, 2019) – The City of Greensboro had a discharge of approximately 3,500 gallons of untreated wastewater from a manhole located at 631 Garrett Street. The discharge occurred on March 11, 2019 for approximately 3 hours due to an accumulation of grease in an 8″ sewer main. The untreated wastewater entered South Buffalo, tributary of the Cape Fear River basin. The line was cleaned with a combo jet truck and one hydrant was opened to flush the creek.

This notice was issued in compliance with North Carolina General Statutes Article 21, Chapter 143-215.1C.

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