News Release: Notice of Untreated Sewage Discharge at 1724 Bristol Rd.


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

Notice of Untreated Sewage Discharge at 1724 Bristol Rd.

GREENSBORO, NC (July 6, 2021) – The City of Greensboro had a discharge of approximately 1,500 gallons of untreated wastewater from a sewer manhole located at 1724 Bristol Rd. The discharge occurred on July 6 for approximately 1 hour due to an accumulation of debris in an 8″ size sewer main. The untreated wastewater entered South 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. Lime was spread out on the affected area and nearby hydrants were open 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
Office: 336-373-7846<><>

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