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Last updated 10/5/2020 at 3:55pm

The City of Brevard experienced a discharge of untreated sewage from the manhole #BC-039 located on Silversteen Drive near Aiken Street and occurred as a result of rain attributed inflow from precipitation received from Monday, September 28th through Tuesday, September 29th, 2020. Rainfall amounts totaling 2.39” were reported by the National Weather Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority. The discharge event lasted for approximately 1.75 hours. The total estimated volume of the discharge was 10,500 gallons. Required remediation of the discharge site was completed once the event ended and flow subsided.

Citizens are reminded that any discharge of storm water, surface water, ground water, roof runoff, and subsurface drainage connected to the city sewer system is a violation of the City Code of Ordinances. Customers uncertain of the soundness of their connection to the sewer system may call the City of Brevard Public Works Department at (828) 884-2171 Option 4 to confirm if they have a broken clean out or improperly attached roof drain or sump pump. This notice was required by North Carolina General Statutes Article 21 Chapter 143.215.C.

This the 29th day of September, 2020.

Jim Fatland, City Manager

City of Brevard

95 W. Main Street

Brevard, NC 28712



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