Plano dumps wastewater in White Rock Creek again

trees reflected in the creekWhite Rock Lake nature walk Photo by Alice Nalepka
Photo by Alice Nalepka

Another 100,000 gallons of wastewater is heading toward White Rock Lake today after sewage overflowed from a golf course in Plano.

Officials in that city are working to contain the spill, which started at Gleneagles Country Club, which abuts the lake-feeding White Rock Creek.

The last time this happened, in late June, it was 10 times worse. That was 1 million gallons, which overflowed 12 miles up creek. The City of Plano managed to contain that spill within a mile of its origin.

It did shut down water activities at White Rock Lake for a weekend as a precaution that time.

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