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City Reports Wastewater Discharge in N.E. Hickory Yesterday

The City of Hickory has reported a discharge of an estimated 1,100 gallons of untreated wastewater yesterday (April 26) at 2130 9th Avenue N.E. The untreated wastewater was discharged into Lyle Creek in the Catawba River Basin due to a pipe failure. According to a press release issued by the city, the water remains safe.

The Division of Water Resources was notified of the event yesterday and is reviewing the matter. For more information, contact the City of Hickory Public Utilities Department at 828-323-7427.