Around 30,000 gallons of wastewater spilled in the 200 block of Hallcrest Terrace in Charlotte County late last week. Some of the wastewater also flowed into Lake Niagra.
A second spill was reported in the 20000 block of Deep Creek Blvd. in Punta Gorda. In that incidents, about 15,000 gallons of wastewater were released. According to Charlotte County utilities officials, excess water was pumped to Charlotte County’s Eastport Facility for treatment and reuse.