REPORT AN EMERGENCY ANYWHERE ON THE LAKE
Use your VHF-FM radio to request help on Channel 16.
Know your location and the nature of the emergency.
In North Carolina, report the identifying numbers on any nearby boat dock.
Report Lake Pollution
It takes quick action to gather information to determine the source of a problem and contain a pollution risk. There is a system to respond; don't hesitate to call any time of day, and leave a message if it is after hours.
BE SAFE: Do NOT trespass and do NOT get near any situation involving a chemical spill.
- Fish kills of any size
- Chemicals spilling into any drainage way
- Sewage overflow
- Mud coming off a construction site
- Any un-permitted dumping into the lake
Environmental Conservation (TDEC).
CALL 1-888-891-TDEC (8332) 24 hours a day.
To report pollution in a creek or lake in Mecklenburg County (signified by foam or excessive bubbles, unusual color or chalky or milky appearance or an unusual odor)
311 - 24 hours a day.
More information on Pollution in a Creek or Lake
- Dumping of any materials into the lake
- Spills and releases of hazardous substances, including but not limited to oil and petroleum products, chemicals, hazardous waste, waste oil, pesticides, and other pollutants
- Run off from construction
- Fish kills or pfiesteria-related calls
CALL 1- 888- 481-0125 24 hours a day
CATAWBA NUCLEAR STATION
Duke Energy has made plans to protect area residents in the unlikely event of a nuclear station emergency. For information on how you will be notified of an emergency, what plans are in place for children in school, sirens and siren testing and emergency contacts.
In the event of an emergency, state and county officials will use the following Primary Emergency Alert Stations to provide Catawba neighbors with emergency information and instructions:
- FM 107.9 WLNK Charlotte
- FM 103.7 WSOC Charlotte
- FM 105.3 WAGI York County
- FM 107.1 WRHM York County
- AM 1340 WRHI Rock Hill
Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Emergency Management
Gaston County Emergency Management
York County Emergency Management
Clover, Lake Wylie and Bethel Communities