Public Notice: MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:
EPD Coastal District
400 Commerce Center Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31523
DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
REPORT SUBMITTED: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Ditch near the intersection of Pooler Pkwy and Durham Park Blvd. (32.126239, -81.259467)
CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: The cause of the discharge was a failed air relief valve.
ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: Estimated less than 4000 gallons.
RECEIVING WATERS: Pipemakers Canal, a tributary of the Ogeechee River.
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: The air relief was repaired. The affected area was neutralized with calcium hydroxide, and discharge was 90% recovered.
SPILL STATUS: Discharge is no longer leaking.
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Replacement of the air relief valve.
SIGNS POSTED: Wednesday, June 30, 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