The Town of Franklin had a discharge of untreated sewage from the pump station located at 3174 Wayah Road of approximately 4,500 gallons. The discharge was first discovered on July 6, 2013, at 8 a.m. and lasted approximately one hour. The untreated wastewater entered Wayah Creek.
The spill occurred because of pump station failure, due to heavy rain.
This notice is required by North Carolina General Statutes Article 21 Chapter 143.215.C. For more information, contact assistant to the town manager Summer Woodard at (828)524-2516.