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 4:02 PM