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Zen Sutherland reported by Twitter today that the spill has been contained and is being cleaned up.
March 15, 10:26 am — Zen Sutherland reports on BlogAsheville:... there appears to be some kind of greywater sewage break near the dog run area of the French Broad Park (the one at the corner of Amboy Road and Riverview Drive). I’ve emailed Asheville city people from their website and gotten no response.
I know the water treatment pipeline goes thru this area - hence the pumping station just above the park - and frequently the smells are a bit rough, but this is open, sludgy water. There are rubbers, tampons and toilet wads burbling up slowly. I’d avoid the spot until something gets done as it doesn’t just smell, it seems like a disease vector.