Incident Details

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Incident Name Incident Report Report Date/Time Facility Name Facility Address Affected Counties Reporter Name Reporter Title Reporter E-mail Reporter Phone Reporter Role Contact Name Contact Phone Contact E-mail Latitude Longitude Release Start Date/Time On-going Release Release End Date/Time Migrated Off-Site (Y/N) Migrated Counties Map Display
Chuluota Wastewater Treatment plant - Osprey Lakes LS Received message of system alarm on 9/11/2017. Due to Hurricane Irma which passed through the state on September 11, 2017, the area experienced power outages, heavy rains and flash flooding within the area of the station and collection system. Once weather conditions allowed safe response, discharge of sewage was found to be occurring from the wet well lid of lift station at 369 Grey Owl Run (Osprey Lakes) and the adjacent manhole. A generator was brought to the Osprey Lakes LS in the early hours of 09/12/2017, the discharge was stopped by approximately 1:00 am. The lift station operated on generator power until commercial power was restored at approximately 5:00 am on 09/12/2017. The exact volume of discharge is unknown due to the rains and standing waters, it is estimated that >1000 gallons of sewage was discharged to the adjacent road way and retention pond The affected area of the ground and roadway was limed and cleaned. 09/20/2017 18:54 EDT Chuluota WWTP - Osprey Lakes LS- FLA011076 125 10th Street; Chuluota FL; 34652 Seminole Melisa Rotteveel US Water Services mrotteveel@uswatercorp.net (866) 753-8292 Operator Of the Facility Melisa Rotteveel (866) 753-8292 mrotteveel@uswatercorp.net 28.660014 -81.125143 09/11/2017 01:00 EDT No 09/12/2017 05:00 EDT Incident Location
Chuluota Wastewater Treatment plant - Lake Mills LS Received message of system alarm in the am on 9/11/2017. Due to Hurricane Irma which passed through the state on September 11, 2017, the area experienced power outages, heavy rains and flash flooding within the area of the station and collection system. Once weather conditions allowed safe response, discharge of sewage was found to be occurring from the manhole located near 876 Millshore drive in the Chuluota collection system. A generator was brought to the Lake Mills LS, the discharge was stopped by approximately 5:30 pm. The lift station operated on generator power until commercial power was restored at approximately 1130 pm on 09/11/2017. The exact volume of discharge is unknown due to the rains and standing waters, it is estimated that >1000 gallons of sewage was discharged to the adjacent ditch and lake Mills. The affected area of the ground was limed and cleaned. (876 Millshore Drive & 888 Millshore Drive) as well as any road ways affected. 09/20/2017 18:43 EDT Chuluota WWTP- Lake Mills LS - FLA011076 125 10th Street; Chuluota FL; 34652 Seminole Melisa Rotteveel US Water Services mrotteveel@uswatercorp.net (866) 753-8292 Operator Of the Facility Melisa Rotteveel (866) 753-8292 mrotteveel@uswatercorp.net 28.637196 -81.120008 09/11/2017 01:00 EDT No 09/11/2017 17:30 EDT Incident Location
3942 Moncrief Road West JEA found a leak in a 6" forcemain that made it to two ditches, one located at 3942 Moncrief Road and the other at 6631 Upchurch Avenue. The line has been since repaired. 09/20/2017 18:42 EDT Buckman WRF collection system 3942 Moncrief Rd West; Jacksonville  FL; 32209 Duval Eesa Ali Environmental Specialist alieg@jea.com (904) 518-7943 responder Eesa Ali (904) 518-7943 alieg@jea.com 30.385361 -81.712848 09/19/2017 09:00 EDT No 09/19/2017 22:00 EDT Incident Location
Chuluota Wastewater Treatment plant Contractor working in local area broke reuse line from plant on 09/08/2017. Effluent was then directed to onsite pond as Reuse and sprayfield were not accessible due to line break. As a result of Hurricane Irma (which moved through the area on 9/11/17) Increased rains and flash floodings inendated collection system and increased hydraulics through the wastewater facility and effluent disposal pond. Greater than 6" of rain was recorded as received at the wastewater facility on both September 11 & September 12. The estimate of the release was <0.850 gal. The release was stopped on 09/15/2017 @ approximately 6:00 pm. The treatment plant maintained effluent quality meeting reuse quality limits during the duration of the event. The discharge occurred over the onsite pond perm to the adjacent wetland area. The line has been repaired and effluent is being discharged to the reuse system at this time. 09/20/2017 18:00 EDT Chuluota Wastewater Treatment Facility 125 10th Street; Chuluota FL; 34652 Seminole Melisa Rotteveel US Water Services mrotteveel@uswatercorp.net (866) 753-8292 Operator Of the Facility Melisa Rotteveel (866) 753-8292 mrotteveel@uswatercorp.net 28.637224 -81.128367 09/11/2017 01:00 EDT No 09/15/2017 18:00 EDT Incident Location
wastewater overflow near 324 E. 131st Ave. On September 19, 2017, City of Tampa Wastewater Department became aware of an overflow near the intersection of 131st Ave. and Central Ave. due to a force main break. The overflow was stopped by turning off a privately maintained pumping station upstream of the break. Approximately 1,400 gallons discharged into a grassy area next to break and approximately 400 gallons was recovered and returned to the system. Repairs to the force main are underway. 09/20/2017 17:28 EDT City Of Tampa Wastewater Department 2545 Guy Verger Blvd; Tampa FL; 33605 Hillsborough Charlie Lynch Chief Engineer City of Tampa Wastewater Department charlie.lynch@tampagov.net (813) 274-8916 Chief Engineer City of Tampa Wastewater Department Eric Weiss (813) 274-8039 Eric.weiss@tampagov.net 28.065656 -82.455242 09/20/2017 08:30 EDT No 09/20/2017 10:50 EDT Incident Location
PCU DS-123 9.14.17 A sewer manhole overflowed associated to pump station 123 located at 4490 28th ST. N. started at 14:03 PM 9/14/17. Overflow may have soaked into the ground. Generators were in place and/or rotated until power was restored - debris clean-up as needed. Date ceased: 9/16/17 or sooner. Pump Station 123 Power Outage - calls from 4949 31st Street North . Please note - reported events may or may not exceed 1,000 gallons, as discharge amounts have not been determined at this time. Volumes, as well as other outstanding information will be provided and amended when more information is available. 09/20/2017 17:17 EDT South Cross Bayou AWRF FL0040436 7401 54th Avenue North, St Petersburg, FL 33709-1374; St Petersburg FL; 33709 Pinellas Sheri Lovely Technical Project Coordinator slovely@pinellascounty.org (727) 582-2379 Water Quality Division Employee Michelle Maccini (727) 582-2379 mmaccini@pinellascounty.org 27.81302 -82.671435 09/14/2017 14:05 EDT No 09/16/2017 00:00 EDT Incident Location
PCU DS-337 9.13.17 A sewer manhole overflowed associated to pump station 337 located at 400 Orchid Ln started at 12:43 PM on 9/13/17. The overflow may have soaked into the ground. Generators were in place and/or rotated until power was restored - debris clean-up as needed. Date ceased: 9/16/17 or sooner. Pump Station 337 Power Outage - calls from 399 Orchid Lane and 404 Orchid Lane, Palm Harbor. Please note - reported events may or may not exceed 1,000 gallons, as discharge amounts have not been determined at this time. Volumes, as well as other outstanding information will be provided and amended when more information is available. 09/20/2017 16:57 EDT W.E. Dunn WRF Service Area FL0128775 : 4111 Dunn Drive; Palm Harbor FL; 34683 Pinellas Sheri Lovely Technical Project Coordinator slovely@pinellascounty.org (727) 582-2379 Water Quality Division Employee Michelle Maccini (727) 582-2379 mmaccini@pinellascounty.org 28.075037 -82.776094 09/13/2017 12:45 EDT No 09/16/2017 00:00 EDT Incident Location
PCU DS-318 9/13/17 Manholes overflowed associated to pump station 318 located at 113 Carlyle Dr, Palm Harbor started at 12:43 9/13/17. Generators in place and/or rotated until power was restored - debris clean-up as needed. Date ceased: 9/16/17 or sooner. Waterway Affected: No. Signs have been posted. Pump Station 318 Power Outage - calls from 101 Carlyle Circle, 101 Augusta Avenue Spills from manholes 35ES-SM3257, 35ES-SM3762 - Reported events may or may not exceed 1,000 gallons, as discharge amounts have not been determined at this time. Volumes, as well as other outstanding information will be provided and the list amended when more information is available. Please contact our office if there are any questions in the interim. 09/20/2017 15:31 EDT South Cross Bayou AWWTF Service Area FL0040436 7401 54th Avenue North; St. Petersburg FL; 33709 Pinellas Matthew Wotowiec Water Quality Monitoring Manager mwotowiec@pinellascounty.org (727) 582-2379 Pinellas County Utilities Employee Michelle Maccini (727) 582-2379 mmaccini@pinellascounty.org 28.102015 -82.781134 09/13/2017 12:45 EDT No 09/16/2017 00:00 EDT Incident Location
Brian Ellis PRIVATELY OWNED BOAT SANK IN THE MARINA AT PAFB DURING THE HURRICANE. AT THAT TIME THERE WAS NO OBSERVABLE DISCHARGE OF MATERIALS INTO THE WATER. THE PAFB FIRE DEPARTMENT PUT OUT SPILL BOOM ON 12 SEP UPON RETURNING TO THE BASE AFTER THE HURRICANE. TODAY 20 SEP THE VESSEL WAS BEING RAISED BY SEA TOW AND AS THE VESSEL WAS RAISED A SLIGHT SHEEN WAS FORMED ON THE SURFACE OF THE WATER. THE SPILL BOOM REMAINED IN PLACE AND SPILL PADS PUT DOWN ON VISIBLE SHEEN. 09/20/2017 15:24 EDT Manatee Cove Marina/ Patrick Air Force Base 876 Marina Rd; Directions: Enter PAFB from South Gate, turn left at first road and follow to Marina Dock B and Slip 14; Patrick Air Force Base FL; 32925 Brevard Brian Ellis Toxics Program Manager brian.ellis.13@us.af.mil (321) 298-7022 Employee of PAFB covering spill response phone Brian Ellis (321) 298-7022 brian.ellis.13@us.af.mil 28.220989 -80.618981 09/20/2017 11:30 EDT No 09/20/2017 15:00 EDT Incident Location
Valrico AWWTF, 1167 N. Dover Road, Dover FL, 33527 Summary: 133,890 gallons of partially treated wastewater spilled on the ground From 9/5/17 to 9/19/17 there has been an ongoing underground leak coming from our reject pond return line at a rate of 6 gpm. The contractors confirmed that is was the reject return line on 9/14/17. The contractors repaired the line on 9/19/17 at 5:30pm. Regulatory Agency notification was made via voicemail to Erica Peck with DEP on 9/14/17 at 10:35am notifying them of the ongoing leak and that we will provide an update as soon as we get it repaired with the total gallons that spilled. Regulatory Agency notification was made on 9/20/17 via voicemail and email to Erica Peck with DEP at 11:35am and 11:50 am, respectively, EPC at 11:37am, and Henry Munoz with State Warning Point at 11:30am, case# 2017-7965. There is no immediate impact to residences or businesses. 09/20/2017 14:01 EDT Valrico AWWTF, 1167 N. Dover Road, Dover FL, 33527 FL0040983  FL Hillsborough JON JOHANSON PROJECT MANAGER II JOHANSONJ@HILLSBOROUGHCOUNTY.ORG (813) 309-3088 PROJECT MANAGER II RICHARD CUMMINGS (813) 209-3003 CUMMINGSR@HILLSBOROUGHCOUNTY.ORG 27.956844 -82.22938 09/05/2017 12:00 EDT No 09/19/2017 17:30 EDT Incident Location