Officials respond to wastewater spill in Lake Norman


CORNELIUS, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department told Channel 9 they responded to a broken wastewater pipe near Lake Norman Sunday.

The spill happened on Peninsula Drive in Cornelius and CMUD estimated that 200 gallons of wastewater reached Lake Norman.

Officials said a crew reached the spill within 30 minutes and were able to repair the pipe and clean the area.

No dead fish were found associated with the overflow.

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