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-Press Release, City of Henderson
The City of Henderson’s Sewer Collection System bypassed approximately 144,300 gallons of untreated water on October 11, 2020, through October 12, 2020, due to inflow/infiltration from heavy rain.
The overflows occurred at Sandy Creek Pump Station and several manholes including Neatherly Street, the intersection of Pinkston Street/Farrar Avenue, the intersection of Alexander Avenue/S. Elizabeth Street, S. Pinkston St. (Green Acres), E. Rockspring St., and the intersection of Alexander Avenue/Willow Lane.
Approximately 139,050 gallons of untreated water entered a tributary to Sandy Creek. Approximately 5,250 gallons were contained on the ground.
North Carolina General Statutes Article 21 Chapter 143.215.1c requires a press release for all bypasses of 1,000 gallons or more that enter surface waters.
Questions concerning this matter should be directed to Joey Long Jr – Collection System ORC at (252) 226-4492, Christy Lipscomb – HWRF Interim Director/ORC at (252) 430-9387, or Public Works Director – Andy Perkinson at (252) 431-6117.