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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Public Notice (11-14-18): Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater 


The Town of Benson had a discharge of untreated wastewater on November 13, 2018 of an estimated 5,000 gallons inside its Wastewater Treatment Plant. Heavy rainfall from the previous night lasting into the morning caused a filter to overflow. 

The affected area was confined to Town of Benson property. The overflow was discovered around 5:20am and was contained and remediated by 6am. The untreated water did not reach any surface waters. 

For more information contact Paul Allen, Wastewater Superintendent, at (919) 894-3553.

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