Spills are damaging to the environment and unhealthy to humans and animal life. To report a spill from manholes, clean outs and in to creeks, please call 919-775-8247 Monday-Friday 7am-5pm and 919-775-8268 after hours, weekends and Holidays
By working together, we can keep our environment healthy and the wastewater system "operating properly." Let's all do our part.
Cause of Wastewater Spills
The following can cause wastewater spills:
Damage to the wastewater lines
Incompatible items discharged into the system
Mechanical and structural failures
Rain and infiltration
System Performance Reports
The City of Sanford Wastewater Collections Department and the Wastewater Treatment Plant provide an annual report of system performance to the State and to the system customers. This is published annually and can be viewed at the Public Works Department in the City of Sanford Municipal Center or view the Annual Wastewater Reports online.