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Fallen Tree Causes Sewer Spill In Morganton, Crews Respond Quickly

Fallen Tree Causes Sewer Spill In Morganton, Crews Respond Quickly

City of Morganton crews were able to quickly stop a sewer spill that occurred Monday night (March 28) after a tree fell onto a sewer line, causing it to break.

The spill occurred at approximately 8 p.m. Monday in the area of Cascade Park on Morehead Street. The spill was stopped by 10:30 p.m. and totaled 1,500 gallons. High winds caused a tree to fall on the sewer line, breaking the line and causing the spill.

For more information, call Water Resources at 828-438-5276.