MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:
EPD Coastal District
400 Commerce Center Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31523
DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Thursday, May 20, 2021
REPORT SUBMITTED: Friday, May 21, 2021
LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Approximately 1360 S. Rogers St.
CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: The cause of the discharge was a failed air relief valve.
ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: Estimated less than 5000 gallons.
RECEIVING WATERS: Harden Canal, a tributary of the Ogeechee River.
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: The air relief was repaired. The affected area was
neutralized with calcium hydroxide and contaminated soil removed.
SPILL STATUS: Discharge is no longer leaking.
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Replacement of
the air relief valve.
SIGNS POSTED: Friday, May 21, 2021
MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ OTHERS NOTIFIED: Spirit Newspaper, WRQH
Savannah, WSAV TV, and the Chatham County Health Department
CONTACTS: Charles Heino Office: 912-445-0050 Mobile: 912-445-1884