Rain causes sewage spill


LUMBERTON — Heavy rainfall has caused wastewater to spill on Harrill Road, according to a statement from the city of Lumberton.

Following a pump failure, a sewer spill occurred at 446 Harrill Road on Friday and Saturday, leaking 2,500 gallons of wastewater from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.

The city is required by state law to notify residents of such spills. The Division of Water Quality is reviewing the matter.

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