CMUD says Lake Norman sewage spill contained

02/17/2014 1:36 PM

02/17/2014 1:37 PM

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities said its crews quickly contained a sewage spill Sunday in Lake Norman near Cornelius.

According to CMUD, a broken wastewater pipe in the 19100 block of Peninsula Point Drive was responsible for the spill. Authorities said about 200 gallons of sewage reached the lake.

CMUD said a crew reached the spill within 30 minutes and controlled it. Authorities reported no dead fish were found in the area. Observer staff reports

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