Sarasota:  Grease leads to a discharge of 100 gallons of wastewater





Sarasota:  Grease leads to a discharge of 100 gallons of wastewater


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: 12/02/2019

Incident Information
Name of Incident: City of Sarasota 7th St & Goodrich Ave
State Watch Office Case Number:
Start of Incident: 12/01/2019 19:55
End of Incident: 12/01/2019 20:30

Incident Description
City crews found a grease blockage in a sewer main which caused a discharge of approximately 100 gallons of wastewater at the corner of 7th St. & Goodrich Ave. Approximately 15 gallons were recovered. The grease blockage was cleared using a vactor truck. The affected area was disinfected with lime, then washed with water and vacuumed up. Samples will be taken.

Incident Location
Facility/Installation Name: City of Sarasota AWWTP
Address Line 1: 1750 12th Street
Address Line 2:
City: Sarasota
State: FL
Zip Code: 34236
Coordinates (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 27.342140644869197, Long: -82.53648919370688
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Impacted Counties: Sarasota

Incident Reported By
Name: Verne Hall
Title: Utilities General Manager
Phone: (941) 661-1347
E-mail Address:

On-Site Contact
Name: Verne Hall
Phone: (941) 661-1347
E-mail Address:

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