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Heavy Rain Causes Sewer Spill In Morganton
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Heavy Rain Causes Sewer Spill In Morganton

Recent heavy rainfall caused a sewer spill in the City of Morganton early Friday morning (March 26).

The spill began at approximately 1 a.m. Friday at a sewer junction box on Vine Arden Road. The overflow stopped at 3:30 a.m. that same day. Approximately 42,000 gallons spilled into Hunting Creek.

The overflow was mostly rainwater that infiltrated into the sewer system during the heavy rainfall. For more information, call the Water Resources Department at 828-438-5276.