ROCKY POINT – Pender County Public Utilities responded immediately to a sanitary sewer overflow on the discharge line at the Regional Lift Station on Sept. 19. While repair work was being conducted, a pump and haul contractor responded. The lift station was shut down and values were closed to mitigate the leak until repairs were complete.
“The repairs were completed by 9 p.m. that same evening,” said James Proctor, Pender County Utilities Deputy Director. “The wastewater was confined to the road ditch and did not impact drinking water or surface water.