Manure Spills into Pigg River - - ABC13

Manure Spills into Pigg River


Rocky Mount, VA – There's a possible water contamination warning if you live in Franklin County.

About 30 thousand gallons of cow manure wastewater spilled near the intersection of Calico Rock Road and Six Mile Post Road in Rocky Mount last night.

Some of the spill entered the Pigg River.

Signs have been posted along the river saying to avoid use of these waters - which includes swimming, fishing, and wading.

Officials are working to evaluate the spill and minimize any risk.

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