GUC reports wastewater spill

Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 8:44 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -Greenville Utilities says about 4,500 gallons of wastewater spilled into a tributary of the Tar River.

GUC says they received the report around 3:00 p.m. Thursday and found a collapsed sewer line that caused an overflow into a drainage ditch on Beasley Drive. The wastewater spilled into Schoolhouse Branch.

Greenville Utilities said they were able to end the spill around 4:15 p.m. and the Division of Water Quality was notified of the spill.

The area near the sewer line was treated with a chlorine solution.

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