Very heavy rains that fell in the area recently caused a sewer spill in the City of Morganton Thursday.
The spill started Thursday, February 6, at 11:30 a.m. at a sewer junction box on Vine Arden Road near the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The overflow stopped at 7:50 p.m. that same day. Approximately 50,000 gallons spilled into Hunting Creek.
For more information, call the Water Resources Department at 828-438-5276.