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Another sewage spill in LKN at Nautique Boulevard

Aug. 8. [Updated] A No Swim Advisory was issued after a sewage spill into Lake Norman due to a power outage at a private lift station located at 21328 Nautique Blvd. in Cornelius. It’s the second spill at this address in less than three months.

Repairs are under way.

NEW: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services says the new spill amounted to 20 gallons.

CMSWS staff will take water quality samples to test for fecal coliform and will post results when available.

Sewage spills in 2021-23


150 gallons on Yachtman Drive in February

458 gallons on Blakely Shores in March

405 gallons on Paradise Cove in June

200 gallons on Paradise Cove in July

50 gallons on Peninsula Club in September

2,695 gallons on Queensdale in December


520 gallons on Davidson Street in February

84 gallons on Mainsail in March

120 gallons on Peninsula Club in March

630 gallons on Spinnakers Reach in April

600 gallons on Meta in June

515 gallons on Holiday Lane in July

93 gallons on Belle Isle in October


460 gallons Torrence Chapel Estates Circle May 30

8,000 gallons 21328 Nautique June 11

700 gallons 18630 Jetton July 4

(Gallons unknown) 21328 Nautique Aug. 8