The Town of Ware Shoals has experienced a Sanitary Sewer Overflow on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Mulberry Creek Pump Station, 5901 Highway 25 N., Hodges SC.
The spill / overflow was released from a pump station at the above address with a volume of sewage estimated at 15,000 gallons.
The run-off from this spill was contained and vacuumed up with equipment for disposal. Some sewage may have found its way into Mulberry 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.
For more information concerning this incident, please contact Keith Wright, Supervisor with the Town of Ware Shoals, (864) 456-7478.