Spills

Sewage from Manhole Spills into Durham, N.C. Creek

City officials in Durham, N.C., said the state Department of Environmental Quality was notified after a buildup of rags blocked a sewer main and caused a spill into Ellerbe Creek.

Georgia-Based Colonial Sues Contractor over Alabama Spill

Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline Co. has sued an Alabama contractor over a spill that threatened gasoline supplies along the East Coast three years ago.

3 Million Gallons of Untreated Sewage Spill into Puget Sound

Puget Sound beaches were temporarily closed after millions of gallons of sewage flowed into the water.

Outdated Sewer System Responsible for Virus in Famed Croatian Oysters

Authorities have detected norovirus, which causes diarrhea and vomiting, in parts of the Mali Ston bay — triggering shock and alarm among the breeders.