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Minor wastewater discharged reported to EPD
Wastewater

Public Notice

 

MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:

EPD Coastal District

400 Commerce Center Dr.

Brunswick, GA 31523

 

DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Monday, August 15, 2022

REPORT SUBMITTED: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: 100 Caribbean Village Dr., Park West Subdivision, Effingham County, GA

 

CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: Force Main Failure at Lift Station.

 

ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: Less than 5000 gallons.

 

RECEIVING WATERS: No receiving waters were affected.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: By-Pass was installed. The affected area was neutralized with calcium hydroxide.

 

SPILL STATUS: Corrective action completed. No further discharge occurring.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Section of failed piping is replaced. Discharged wastewater was recovered and returned to the collection system for treatment.

 

SIGNS POSTED: Thursday, August 18, 2022

 

MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ OTHERS NOTIFIED: Effingham County Health Department, Effingham County Herald