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 22, 2020) – The City of Greensboro had a discharge of approximately 12,000 gallons of untreated wastewater from a manhole located at 1109 Sunset Drive. The discharge occurred on May 21, 2020 for approximately 8 hours, due to high flow rates from heavy rainfall totals accumulated from severe storm conditions. The untreated wastewater entered North Buffalo Creek, a tributary of the Cape Fear River basin. The area was cleaned and lime was spread on ground surface areas.

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

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