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Brunswick County

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF DISCHARGE OF UNTREATED
WASTEWATER
Brunswick County Public Utilities had a discharge of untreated
wastewater from a 4” sewer force main located near 10480
Royster Road, Navassa. N.C. on 2/28/2022. The sewer force
main was struck by a Utility contractor at approximately 5:30
P.M. County staff arrived on site at approximately 6:35 P.M.
and began investigation of the failure. It was determined that a
4” sewer force main had been damaged. The sewer force main
was isolated at approximately 8:30 P.M. Staff utilized vacuum
trucks to recover a considerable volume of the discharged waste
and lime stabilized the affected site. Staff completed the repair at 10:00 P.M. It is believed approximately 3,000-5,000
gallons of untreated wastewater reached a tributary of Cartwheel Branch which is part of the Cape Fear River basin. This
notice is required by NC General Statutes Article 21 Chapter
143.215.1C(b).
For any questions regarding this notice please contact the following:
Donald Dixon
Deputy Director-Wastewater Operations
910-253-2657
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