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Wastewater spills into Lake Norman on Sunday

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Utility crews in Mecklenburg County responded to a wastewater spill in Lake Norman on Sunday.

The incident was reported on the 19000 block of Peninsula Point Drive in Cornelius, according to the release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department.

Crew said an estimated 200 gallons reached Lake Norman from the broken wastewater pipe.

A crew got to the spill within 30 minutes and took appropriate steps to repair the pipe and clean the area, according to the release.

No dead fish were found associated with this overflow.

Anyone who sees a broken wastewater pipe or spillage should call 311 and report it immediately.

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