The City of Southport,during a heavy rain event, had a sanitary sewer overflow at the manhole in front of the 9th Street Lift Station. The spill started at 2:00 p.m. July 30th and ended at midnight resulting in 50,000 gallons of raw sewage entering Dutchman Creek. Line was spread and area was cleaned up. UPDATED: ON August 3rd and 4th  an addition 100,000 gallons of raw sewage entered Dutchman Creek. Line was spread and cleaned up.

Written report is being sent to the North Carolina Division of Water Quality(DWQ).

Updated advisory was issued on August 6, 2108 by;  David Fox

City of Southport

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