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Wastewater Discharge Reported In Hickory

The City of Hickory had a discharge of untreated wastewater on Monday (August 15) of an estimated 34,000 gallons at 2051 Snow Creek Road NE. The untreated wastewater was discharged into Snow Creek due to a pipe failure.

The Division of Water Resources was notified of the event on 08/15/2022 and is reviewing the matter. According to city officials, the water remains safe following the overflow. For more information, contact the City of Hickory Public Utilities Department at 828-323-7427.