CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Water officials said approximately 15.4 million gallons of sewage has spilled into Long Creek in Mecklenburg County.
Officials told Channel 9 that the wastewater overflow happened late Monday night along Oakdale Road, near Interstate 485, and was caused by a fallen tree, eroding the creek bank and a wastewater pipe.
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Belmont City manager says the city is monitoring bacteria levels and doing extra tests on drinking water after a sewage spill into Long Creek off Oakdale Rd last night. Belmont and Rock Hill were both notified about the spill by Charlotte Water. pic.twitter.com/UNU2lPHwGA— Greg Suskin (@GSuskinWSOC9) April 24, 2018