By WECT Staff | May 21, 2020 at 4:35 PM EDT – Updated May 21 at 4:35 PM
CAROLINA SHORES, N.C. (WECT) – Approximately 30,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into a swamp and golf course pond in Carolina Shores, according to officials with Brunswick County Public Utilities.
A news release states that a utility contractor struck an 8-inch sewer main near Court 10, Northwest Drive around 1:25 p.m. Wednesday. County staff was alerted and completed repairs by 4:30 p.m.
Officials believe approximately 30,000 total gallons were discharged and reached both a tributary of Persimmon Swamp and a golf course pond located along the 7th Fairway of the Carolina Shores golf course.
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