MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:
EPD Coastal District
400 Commerce Center Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31523
DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Sunday, January 23, 2022
REPORT SUBMITTED: Monday, January 24, 2022
LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: 125 Ashwood Dr.
CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: The cause of the discharge was a failed network control signal at the receiving lift station.
ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: Estimated less than 9000 gallons.
RECEIVING WATERS: A curb inlet flowing to a drainage ditch contiguous to the City’s storm water system.
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: Faulty Hose replaced. Debris and Stormwater removed from the area and returned to sewer collection system for treatment. The affected area was neutralized with calcium hydroxide.
SPILL STATUS: Sewage is no longer leaking
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Lift Station was controlled manually to stop the incident and the network issue was resolved.
SIGNS POSTED: January 25, 2022
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