Notice of Discharge
of Untreated Sewage at Franklin
BUNN - FranklinCorrectionalCenter had a discharge of
an estimated 2,400 gallons of untreated wastewater on Oct. 18, 2008,
through a manhole near the prison.
clog in a sewer line caused the wastewater to overflow for about three
hours. The overflow was discovered at approximately 8 p.m.
environmental clean-up firm contracted by the local government estimated
that 1,000 gallons of the wastewater reached a nearby pond owned by the
Department of Transportation. The firm pumped approximately 5,000
gallons of water from the pond and deposited it into the local
wastewater treatment system.
the pond water indicated acceptable quality. No fish kill was reported.
notice was required by North Carolina General Statute 143-215.1.C(b).
North Carolina Department of
Correction Public Information Office 4202 Mail
Service Center Raleigh NC 27699-4202 Phone
(919) 716-3700 Fax: (919)