The Town of Ware Shoals has experienced a Sanitary Sewer Overflow on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Turkey Creek Pump Station located at 7101 Highway 25 North in Hodges, SC.
Officials say that the amount of spill/overflow was estimated around 30,000 gallons.
The run-off from this spill was contained and vacuumed up with equipment for disposal. Some sewage may have found its way into Turkey Creek located approximately 200 feet from the pump station flowing in an eastwardly direction.
The area of the Sanitary Sewer Overflow was cleaned and disinfected to minimize any public health threat from this incident. Public Health agencies have been notified.