Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collections or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surfaces waters.

In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to the media in the affected county:

The Town of Mocksville had a discharge of untreated wastewater on January 30, 2015 of an estimated 1,200 gallons at 127 Wilhaven Dr.  The untreated wastewater was discharged into a drainage ditch which leads to Bear Creek in the South Yadkin River Basin.

The Division of Water Resources was notified of the event on January 30, 2015 and is reviewing the matter. For more information contact the Town of Mocksville at (336)753-6700.