Wastewater spill kills 15 fish in North Carolina creek

July 9, 2013

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — The spill was caused by a blockage of kitchen grease and debris.

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Officials from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department reported a wastewater spill on July 5, 2013, according to WSOC TV News.

The spill was caused by a blockage of kitchen grease and debris, and officials said around 1,270 gallons reached McMullen Creek, stated the article.

Crews responded to the site of the spill quickly and were able to remove the blockage and clean the area.

A reported 15 fish were found dead associated with the spill, noted the article.

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