Wastewater overflows from a manhole in Burlington during a 3.5 million-gallon spill into the Haw River last month.
Wastewater overflows from a manhole in Burlington during a 3.5 million-gallon spill into the Haw River last month. COURTESY OF THE CITY OF BURLINGTON
Wastewater overflows from a manhole in Burlington during a 3.5 million-gallon spill into the Haw River last month. COURTESY OF THE CITY OF BURLINGTON

When spills flow into NC rivers, how soon does public need to know?

February 15, 2014 04:02 PM