water http://wfae.org en Toxic Chemicals Illegally Dumped Into Charlotte Sewer http://wfae.org/post/toxic-chemicals-illegally-dumped-charlotte-sewer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte police are trying to identify who pumped toxic chemicals into a city sewer line.&nbsp; The incident caused authorities to shut down the Mallard Creek water treatment plant for some 17 hours.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:36:02 +0000 Tom Bullock 44573 at http://wfae.org Toxic Chemicals Illegally Dumped Into Charlotte Sewer S.C. Fines Tega Cay Water Services $136K For Sewage Spills http://wfae.org/post/sc-fines-tega-cay-water-services-136k-sewage-spills <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATE:&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city manager of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tega</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Cay says the city received an offer from the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tega</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Cay Water Service to acquire its assets for $7.86 million, according to a letter obtained by the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2014/02/06/3268842/utilitys-opening-bid-to-tega-cay.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><em>Fort Mill Times</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. On Thursday, the city said it will propose a counter offer in the upcoming weeks.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control has fined a sewage-treatment company $136,000 for repeated sewage leaks, many of them, into Lake Wylie.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:54:34 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 44438 at http://wfae.org S.C. Fines Tega Cay Water Services $136K For Sewage Spills