Broken pipe spills coal ash into Dan River
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Officials are keeping an eye on Dan River after a coal ash spill from a storm water pipe this week.
Officials with the State Department of Environment and Natural Resources were in Rockingham County Monday monitoring the water quality.
They aren’t sure yet how the water quality may be affected by the spill.
The Environmental Protection Agency has been notified about the issue.
An investigation is ongoing.