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Press Releases

August 16, 2021
BYPASS OF UNTREATED WASTEWATER

The City of Henderson’s Sewer Collection System bypassed approximately 8,375 gallons of untreated water on August 15, 2021, due to a heavy rain event and vandalism of a manhole cover. 

North Carolina General Statutes article 21 chapter 143.215.1c requires a press release for all bypasses of 1,000 gallons or more that enter surface waters.

Questions concerning this matter should be directed to Joey Long Jr - Collection System ORC at 252-226-4492, Christy Lipscomb - HWRF Interim Director/ORC at 252-430-9387, or Public Works Director - Andy Perkinson at 252-431-6117.