Utilities executive says they understand frustrations in Tega Cay spills



TEGA CAY, S.C. - Channel 9 spoke with a top executive with the company responsible for continuing sewage spills in Tega Cay. The spills have been causing sewage to seep into Lake Wylie.

Utilities Inc. Chief Operating Officer John Hoy said the company has invested $3 million over the past three years into system improvements and it plans to meet with state officials next week.

"We recognize that there are frustrations in the community. People are frustrated and we understand that," Hoy said.

Tega Cay City Council members have threatened to take legal action or control of the system if the sewage problems continue.