Sarasota:  A gravity line sewer blockage leads to a 5,000 gallons sewage discharge

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Sarasota:  A gravity line sewer blockage leads to a 5,000 gallons sewage discharge

 

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: 08/24/2019

Incident Information
Name of Incident: 1500 Desoto Road
State Watch Office Case Number: 4880
Start of Incident: 08/23/2019 09:45
End of Incident: 08/23/2019 10:15

Incident Description
Crews responded to a report of a gravity sewer line blockage this morning at 1500 Desoto Road. Staff was able to clear the blockage and return the gravity line to service. Approximately 5,000 gallons of sewage was discharged into a dry retention area. Staff was able to recover approximately 5,000 gallons from the dry retention area. No surface waters were impacted; no sampling is necessary. Clean-up and notifications are proceeding according to protocol. Staff will schedule to televise this pipe segment to determine if a cause of the blockage can be identified. Staff will schedule to televise this pipe segment to determine if a cause of the blockage can be identified.

Incident Location
Facility/Installation Name: Bee Ridge WRF Service Area
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State: FL
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Lat: 27.38136369774114, Long: -82.54041596246463
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Impacted Counties: Sarasota

Incident Reported By
Name: Joshua Young
Title: Supervisor
Phone: (941) 861-6790
E-mail Address: jgyoung@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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