- Associated Press - Sunday, October 14, 2018

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The city of Greensboro says flooding from Tropical Storm Michael caused more than 1 million gallons of untreated wastewater to overflow from its facilities.

The city announced the spills Saturday evening. It says the largest discharge was 800,000 gallons that flowed over a 16-hour period into a creek.

According to the News & Record , the city says the downstream areas were inspected and cleaned up where necessary.

Flooding during Hurricane Florence last month also caused sewage overflows in Greensboro.


Information from: News & Record, http://www.news-record.com

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