BRUNSWICK COUNTY — The failure of a sewer main has resulted in untreated wastewater discharging into a tributary of the Shallotte River.
Approximately 2,000 gallons reached the Saw Pit Swamp when a 3-inch sewer force main failed near 611 Dartmoor Way in Ocean Ridge Plantation. The area is unincorporated and located near Ocean Isle Beach.
The leak began around 2 p.m. on July 4, according to a press release from Brunswick County Public Utilities.
Repairs were made within two hours and completed by 4 p.m.
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