Recent heavy rainfall caused a sewer spill in the City of Morganton early Friday morning.
The spill began at approximately 1am Friday, March 26, at a sewer junction box on Vine Arden Road. The overflow stopped at 3:30am Friday. 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.