Sarasota: 3200 gallons spilled from a sanitary sewer structure, due to a main breaker being turned off

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Sarasota: 3200 gallons spilled from a sanitary sewer structure, due to a main breaker being turned off

 

Notice of Submission
Pursuant to Section 403.077, F.S., the Department of Environmental Protection has received the following Public Notice of Pollution for a reportable release. All information displayed was submitted by the reporting party.

Type of Notice: Initial Report
Date of Notice: 08/13/2019

Incident Information
Name of Incident: LS 043-0329 Booker Avenue 080919
State Watch Office Case Number: 4503
Start of Incident: 08/09/2019 17:15
End of Incident: 08/12/2019 10:35

Incident Description
Upon arrival to the lift station on 8-12-2019 @ 10:35 AM it was discovered that the main breaker was turned off. Power was restored. Approx. 3200 gallons spilled from a sanitary sewer structure into a swale on 2535 Colson Ave then into Whitaker Bayou. 1500 gallons recovered. Customers were aware of the discharge on 8/9 but did not notify the County until 8/12/19. AN INDEPENDENT 12 VOLT ALARM CIRCUIT WILL BE INSTALLED SEPARATE OF THE MAIN POWER TO PREVENT THIS FROM OCCURRING AGAIN. ESTIMATED TIME OF COMPLETION FOR REPAIRS 8-19-2019. THE AFFECTED AREAS WILL BE LIMED AND SAMPLES WILL BE TAKEN ACCORDING TO PROTOCOL.




Incident Location
Facility/Installation Name: Bee Ridge WRF Service area
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State: FL
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Lat: 27.35807692345711, Long: -82.52021744013693
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Impacted Counties: Sarasota

Incident Reported By
Name: Victor Carlano
Title: Operations Manager
Phone: (941) 861-6790
E-mail Address: Vcarlano@scgov.net

On-Site Contact
Name: Patricia Nihart
Phone: (941) 861-6790
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E-mail Address: pnihart@scgov.net

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