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Wastewater Spill Reported In Orange County

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ORANGE COUNTY, N.C. — The Orange County Water and Sewer Authority is looking into what caused a wastewater spill.

A pipe broke Wednesday night at a pumping station inside the Mason Farm Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Close to 450,000 gallons of partially treated wastewater spilled into Morgan Creek.

The spill was contained a short time later.