CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Robert Martin
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-2773
Notice of Untreated Sewage Discharge at 1715 Kay St.
GREENSBORO, NC (April 29, 2021) – The City of Greensboro had a discharge of approximately 3,000 gallons of untreated wastewater from a sewer manhole located at 1715 Kay St. The discharge occurred on April 29 for approximately 1 hour due to an accumulation of grease in an 8″ size sewer main. The untreated wastewater entered North Buffalo creek, a tributary of the Cape Fear River basin. The main was unstopped by using a combination sewer cleaning truck to prevent further discharge. Several hydrants were opened in the area 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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Danny Simmons, Operations Support Supervisor
City of Greensboro / Water Resources
2602 S. Elm-Eugene Street
PO Box 3136
Greensboro, NC 27406
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