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Baby Wipes And Grease Result In Wastewater Spill

7:39 PM, Dec 31, 2013   |    comments
Example of grease in grass. Courtesy: WRAL
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REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- The City of Reidsville says a spill of untreated wastewater on Monday lasted for eight hours.

It happened as a result of an overflow of untreated wasterwater from a manhole near Winstead Street. City leaders say it was the result of not just a buildup of grease but also baby wipes.  

The City cleaned up the site. About 21,000 gallons entered a tributary of Lick Fork Creek.

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