Yesterday afternoon, Charlotte Water crews responded to a major wastewater overflow in Steele Creek.
According to the press release, a grease-buildup caused estimated 1,200 gallons of wastewater spilled out into a small creek that flowed into the Catawba River.
The overflow happened on O’Hara Dr in SouthWest Charlotte;
Charlotte Water retweeted the following tips this past week to remind residents not to let greese go down the drain;
Prevent a kitchen disaster this Thanksgiving. #ThanksgivingWeek 🦃 pic.twitter.com/ClFU6OQq1p
— South Coast Water (@southcoastwater) November 20, 2017