Over 1,200 Gallons of Wastewater Spill Into Catawba From Grease Buildup


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;