News Release: Notice of Untreated Sewage Discharge


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

Notice of Untreated Sewage Discharge

GREENSBORO, NC (May 20, 2020) – The City of Greensboro had a discharge of approximately 2,200 gallons of untreated wastewater from a sewer main located at 1619 Stanley Road. The discharge occurred on May 19, 2020 for approximately 2 hours due to a blockage of debris in an 12″ 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 crews cleaned the debris around the area. Lime was applied on the affected ground surface areas.

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

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