The Town of Franklin had a discharge of untreated sewage of approximately 1600 gallons.
The discharge was first discovered on May 22 at 12 p.m. and lasted for nearly four hours. The untreated wastewater entered Cartoogechaye Creek.
The spill occurred because a directional drill went through the sewer line due to construction work.
This notice is required by North Carolina General Statues Article 21.
For more information, contact Assistant to the Town Manager, Summer Woodard at (828) 524-2516.