Major Discharge Notice | Jimmy DeLoach Parkway & Gazelle Lane

MAJOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD: EPD Coastal District 400 Commerce Center Dr. Brunswick, GA 31523

DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Tuesday, November 21, 2023

REPORT SUBMITTED: Wednesday, November 22, 2023

LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Manhole near intersection of Jimmy DeLoach Parkway and Gazelle Ln., Pooler, GA.

CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: The cause of the discharge was a broken 2″ force main pipe.


RECEIVING WATERS: Drainage ditch contiguous to the City’s storm water system.

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: Broken pipe was repaired. Vac Truck was utilized to recover approximately 4000 gallons of contaminated stormwater and returned to the collection system for treatment.

SPILL STATUS: Sewage is no longer leaking

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Pipe material was replaced with more durable and steel pipe to prevent future breaks.

SIGNS POSTED: November 23, 2023

MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ OTHERS NOTIFIED: Savannah Morning News, WRQH Savannah, WSAV TV, and the Chatham County Health Department

CONTACTS: Charles Heino Office: 912-445-0050 Mobile: 912-445-1884