On Monday, May 6, 2013, in the 8000 block of Malibu Pointe Lane, Denver, North Carolina, in the Lucky Creek Subdivision, a wastewater spill occurred.
It is estimated that 1,000 gallons was spilled. The untreated sewage flowed into an unnamed cove in the 8000 block of Malibu Pointe Lane, Denver, North Carolina, which runs into Lake Norman in the Catawba River Basin. The flow has been stopped and testing of the discharge site has commenced. The Lincoln County Health Department has been notified and the Health Department recommends that all boaters, fishermen and swimmers avoid contact with the lake water in this area until further notification.
The Division of Water Quality was notified of the event on May 6, 2013, and is reviewing the matter. For information contact Lincoln County Public Works at (704) 736-8497.