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Chemical Spill at Local Country Club Closes Pool

Post Date:07/14/2017

Durham, NC — Durham County Emergency Management and partnering first responders are currently on the scene of Hollow Rock Racquet and Swim Club*, 5100 Erwin Road, Durham, where 100 gallons of hypocholorite spilled at the location’s pool at approximately 3:51 p.m. Hypochlorite is a chemical used for everyday maintenance of swimming pools.


The spill has been contained and no environmental damage has occurred due to the chemical release. The Country Club staff will close the swimming pool and the clean up process will begin. 


The County’s Emergency Management staff is monitoring the situation and have no additional information available at this time.





Note: The name of the spill location was updated on this release on July 17, 2017. The original post named the location as Hollow Rock Country Club. The location name has been updated to Hollow Rock Racquet & Swim Club

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