MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:
EPD Coastal District
400 Commerce Center Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31523
DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Friday, June 10, 2022
REPORT SUBMITTED: Monday, June 13, 2022
LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Ditch segment in the vicinity of Hwy 30 and
Pecan Lane, (32.198844, -81.284954) Effingham County, GA
CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: Cracked Force Main.
ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: Less than 5000 gallons.
RECEIVING WATERS: Drainage ditch potentially contiguous to minor unnamed
water bodies within the Ogeechee Watershed.
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: The broken pipe was repaired with a clamp, and
the affected area was neutralized with calcium hydroxide. Remaining water was
recovered and returned to the collection system for treatment.
SPILL STATUS: Corrective action completed. No further discharge occurring. No
waters of the state affected.
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: The broken
pipe has been repaired.
SIGNS POSTED: Monday, 06/13/2022
MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ OTHERS NOTIFIED: Effingham County Health
Department, Effingham County Herald, Broadcast media