Sewage Spill: 200,000 Gallons Of Untreated Wastewater

An estimated 200,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into a ditch leading to the Ahoskie Creek in the Chowan River Basin in Hertford County Wednesday.

It was reported by the town of Ahoskie.

The sewage spill lasted approximately 12 hours.

Town officials say it happened because of a blockage in the line. They say that blockage has been removed.

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