Sewage spill prompts water advisory at Park Road park pond

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A Water Quality Advisory was issued for the pond at the Park Road Community Park on Park Road in Charlotte Friday.

Mecklenburg County officials say the advisory was issued following a sewage spill. "The discharge was stopped immediately following its detection," officials say.

Storm water services will continue to sample the water quality in the pond until bacteria levels are within safe levels.

"It is important to ensure that citizens are aware of potential risk to human health from polluted waters so they can take the appropriate precautions by avoiding contact," Rusty Rozzelle, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services' Water Quality program manager, said.

The advisories are standard procedure.

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