DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A build-up of rags led to a 600-gallon overflow into a Durham creek on Sunday afternoon, officials say.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. when staff with the City of Durham were notified of the overflow. By 2:30 p.m. the overflow was stopped and the surrounding area was cleaned.
Officials said the creek is being flushed and the liquids are being pumped into a collection system.
The City of Durham said there are no immediate visible environmental impacts or hazards to residents or property.