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.
600 gallons of sewage spill into Durham creek due to rag build-up