JANUARY 22, 2021 — The Town of Taylorsville experienced a wastewater spill of up to 280,000 gallons into Glade Creek from in the period between January 8-21. The spill resulted in a surface water advisory on Glade Creek, Lower Little River, and Lookout Shoals.
The spill occurred adjacent to a pump station near 1434 Paul Payne Store Road. The wastewater line was repaired on Friday, January 22.
Due to the length of the incident, citizens are advised to avoid these bodies of water until Friday, January 29, including recreational use, agricultural use, etc.
The spill has been reported to the North Carolina Division of Water Quality.