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Heavy Rain And Untreated Water


In the Monday, Oct. 5, edition of The Transylvania Times, there were several pictures showing flooded roads and pastures. What was invisible was the untreated sewage that also was in that water.

According to the city of Brevard, over a 31-hour period beginning 9:25 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, more than 704,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged from the sewer pump station located on Neely Road. The estimated volume that actually reached surface waters was estimated to be approximately 577,000 gallons.

Beginning an hour later that same Saturday, the city of Brevard sewer pump stati...

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