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No-swim advisory lifted for cove between Nautique and Baltic

June 16. The “No Swim Advisory” due to a sewage spill at a cove near Nautique Boulevard has been lifted by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services. It was roughly 8,000 gallons, more than 10 times larger than any spill in Cornelius waters last year. It occurred at a private sanitary sewer manhole located at 21328 Nautique […]

Torrence Chapel Estates Circle

Sewage spill off Torrence Chapel Estates Circle

May 29. [UPDATED May 30] Roughly 460 gallons of sewage spilled into Lake Norman from a damaged pipe on Torrence Chapel Estates Circle on Saturday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (CMSWS). A “No Swimming” advisory is in effect on Knox Cove. [New] CMSWS on Tuesday morning said the no swim advisory remains in effect. […]

A no swimming advisory for part of Lake Davidson. Griffith Street runs along the bottom of the map

Update: No swimming advisory lifted on Lake Davidson

July 10. A no swimming advisory has been lifted for a cove on Lake Davidson after results from routine water quality monitoring revealed elevated bacteria levels. There was not a sewage spill. Lake Davidson is separated by I-77 from Lake Norman. The elevated bacteria levels are most likely associated with natural conditions and high temperatures, […]

No swimming marker on Paradise Cove

No fines for sewage spills on Paradise Cove

July 14. By Dave Yochum. Neither private contractor responsible for sewage spills on June 29 and July 12 on Paradise Cove will be fined according to sources at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services. The county-wide agency “typically does not assess penalties for first time offenders where there is no indication of negligence or intent.” —On July […]