250,000 Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Swift Creek

Johnston County officials said an estimated 250,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled on Sunday from a force main located on Cornwallis Road at the Swift Creek crossing.  The spill was caused by a break in a pipeline.

The untreated wastewater was discharged into Swift Creek.

The NC Division of Water Resources was notified of the event on Monday and is reviewing the incident.

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  • ProudNCGirl

    This is disgraceful and disgusting – there is so much wildlife in Swift Creek that have become endangered. Why has no one informed the public of the reason for the break in the pipeline.

  • Keeland Duke Francis Owens

    Whats happening now? How do they plan to clean it up?

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  • ProudNCGirl

    This is disgraceful and disgusting – there is so much wildlife in Swift Creek that have become endangered. Why has no one informed the public of the reason for the break in the pipeline.

  • Keeland Duke Francis Owens

    Whats happening now? How do they plan to clean it up?