Flushed wipes, grease cause 3,000 gallon sewer overflow in Garner
The City of Raleigh is again urging residents to flush only water, human waste and toilet tissue after another large sewer spill.Posted — Updated
According to the City of Raleigh, utility crews responded to a sanitary sewer overflow from a manhole at 1421 U.S. Highway 70 West in Garner on Saturday.
Crews were made aware of the issue at 9 a.m. and had corrected it by 2 p.m. According to officials, the overflow volume totaled 3,000 gallons and was caused by grease and flushed wipes.
If citizens experience excessive sewer smells or see sewer overflowing manholes or pipes, they are asked to call 919-996-3245 immediately.