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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
10-25-2020 Ash Contact Water Release An overflow of surface water runoff of exposed ash (leachate) to the onsite perimater stormwater swales was reported at the Wheelabrator South Broward Monofill. Approximate start time of overflow event is 1:30 am on 10/25/2020. The current estimated total for overflow from this event is 900,000 gallons as reported to State Warning Point with incident # 2020-5900. Total volume for overflow is based on rainfall of 6.4 in 13 hour period beginning at 12:30am through 1:30 PM on 10/25/2020. Facility continues to remove leachate from storage at maximum capacity to the approved POTW sewer connection and/or to the Wheelabrator facility as site conditions allow. Tanker trucks have been utilized this week for 60 loads of supplemental removal or 360,000 gallons, and continues to support recovery efforts until all accessible leachate volume is evacuated. There has been no offsite discharged of spilled material. 10/26/2020 04:58 EDT Wheelabrator South Broward Ash Monofill 4400 South State Road 7; Fort Lauderdale FL; 33314 Broward Nicole Turnbull Walters Environmental and Health&Safety Manager (954) 581-6606 Operator Of the Facility David Jones (954) 581-6606 26.076244 -80.201686 10/25/2020 01:30 EDT Yes Incident Location
Sewer Spillage Report Because of the amount of Rain that has fallen in the past week. Surrounding municipalities pump sewage to us along with inflow and infiltration and all of the above sur-charged city sewer system. Incident as of this writing is still on going although less intense as before. There were 3 main areas of surcharge release. 7th Ave No between E & F Streets. 12th Avenue South and Lakeside Drive and 15th Avenue South and Lakeside Drive. 10/25/2020 17:59 EDT City of Lake Worth Beach 7th Avenue North between E and F Streets; Directions: I-95 to 10th Ave No in Lake Worth Beach. Head east to "D" Street. Go South on "D" Street until you arrive at 7th Avenue North. Go east 1 block and Area of spill is at manhole 112 between E and F Streets on 7th Avenue North.; Lake Worth Beach FL; 33460 Palm Beach Judy Love Supervisor Administrator of Water Systems (561) 586-1719 Supervisor/Administrator Judy Love (561) 586-1719 26.624021 -80.060494 10/24/2020 23:30 EDT Yes Incident Location
OUC-Stanton Energy Center On Saturday October 24, 2020 around 5:00 pm Environmental Affairs was informed that the thickener sump had overflowed and about 2500 gallons of water was discharged to the ground. No discharged water left the site. 10/25/2020 17:30 EDT Stanton Energy Center 1500 South Alafaya Trail; Orlando FL; 32813 Orange Mark Corbett Professional Geologist (407) 434-3002 Environmental Affairs Mark Corbett (407) 434-3002 28.488056 81.1675 10/23/2020 14:45 EDT No 10/23/2020 16:02 EDT N Incident Location
Q682612_GTL 1765 SE 18th Avenue Excessive rainfall has increased the flow into the GTL Regional Wastewater Plant to beyond its capacity. Fully treated effluent has been released into the Intracoastal Waterway through the emergency overflow line. 10/25/2020 14:32 EDT GTL Regional Wastewater Plant 1765 SE 18th Avenue; Fort Lauderdale FL; 33316 Broward Troy Balint Environmental Program Coordinator (954) 828-7845 Environmental Program Coordinator Troy Balint (954) 828-7845 26.099287 -80.124671 10/25/2020 12:15 EDT Yes Incident Location
Sanitary Sewer Overflow E.C.U.A. had a sewer overflow at 2091 W Detroit Blvd on 10/24/2020 due to a broken force main. The overflow was very close to Eight Mile Creek and Wastewater may have entered the creek. The amount of gallons is undetermined at this time. Information will be updated within the next couple of days. 10/24/2020 21:30 EDT Force Main 2091 W Detroit Blvd; Pensacola FL; 32505 Escambia Lisa Suarez Communications Coordinator ll (850) 969-6500 Operator Of the Facility Ryan Dunlap (850) 969-6667 30.643367 -87.339844 10/24/2020 15:00 EDT No 10/24/2020 19:40 EDT Incident Location
Q682402_1000 SE 14th Place A contractor damaged an air relief valve that caused a sanitary sewage spill. It began at 2:15pm and was isolated by 2:45pm. The overflow was estimated at 1,000 gallons. There was no waterway impact. Affected areas were sanitized and deodorized. 10/24/2020 19:48 EDT 1000 SE 14th Place 1000 SE 14th Place; Fort Lauderdale FL; 33316 Broward Troy Balint Environmental Program Coordinator (954) 828-7845 Environmental Program Coordinator Troy Balint (954) 828-7845 26.103568 -80.13278 10/24/2020 02:15 EDT No 10/24/2020 02:45 EDT Incident Location
10242020_CSR Vapor Release_Jacksonville Florida On October 24, 2020, CSX noted a heavy odor from tank car GATX 22936 carrying Crude Sulfate Turpentine. This occurred near MP A 640.0 on the Jacksonville Terminal near the south end of C Yard in Jacksonville, Florida. Hepaco responded and confirmed approximately 1 gallon of a liquid and vapor release due to severe corrosion around the base of the valves/ fittings at the top of the car. The release was contained to the top of the tank car and there was no impact to the ground surface, surface water or groundwater. Hepaco will be sealing the hole and the car will be moved to a secure location in the yard. 10/24/2020 19:15 EDT CSX Transportation Inc ; Directions: Near MP A 640.0 on the Jacksonville Terminal - South End of the C Yard; Jacksonville FL Duval Trent Page Manager Hazardous Materials (800) 232-0144 Hazardous Materials Manager Trent Page (800) 232-0144 30.343 -81.697 10/24/2020 16:05 EDT No 10/24/2020 17:15 EDT Incident Location
835 Southern Blvd Date: 10/22/2020 Time: 15:15p.m. Location: 835 SOUTHERN BLVD Brief Description of Incident: MANHOLE LID CAME OFF DUE TO LIFT STATION #5 BEING SURCHARGED. Size of Sewer Main: 18 INCH Number of Gallons: APPROX 1500 Department of Health Notified: YES Name and/or Incident #:PAM LAPE 10/22/20 LEFT MSG Florida Department of Environmental Protection Notified: YES Name and/or Incident #:DENISE WATTS State Warning Point Notified: YES Name and/or Incident #: JASMINE #314 CASE# 2020-5874 Clean Up Action Taken: USE OF VAC-TRUCK and lime to clean area. Turbidity barriers were put out at retention pond in Dreher Park. Pond is being tested. Responding Utilities Division: SANITARY COLLECTIONS Name of Crew Leader: MARC MILLER Important Notes: RETENTION POND AND STORM DRAIN HAVE BOTH BEEN EFFECTED. Storm drain was cleaned with vac truck truck took two loads. 10/23/2020 17:26 EDT City of West PAlm Beach 835 Southern Blvd; Directions: Southern Blvd East to 835 Southern Blvd. North side of the road manhole located in the eastbound outside lane.; West Palm Beach FL; 33401 Palm Beach Dale Rager Utility Maintenance Supervisor (561) 822-2271 Operator Of the Facility Dale Rager (561) 822-2271 26.676 -80.063 10/22/2020 15:15 EDT No 10/22/2020 19:30 EDT N Incident Location
3907 S. Flagler Dr. Date: 10-22-2020 Time: 3:15pm Location: 3907 S Flagler Dr (L.S. #5) Brief Description of Incident: Manhole overflowed into a Storm Drain which out flowed into the Intracoastal Water Way due to L.S. #5 being surcharged from heavy rains and King Tide all week. Turbidity barriers are at out fall and water is currently going through testing. Size of Sewer Main: 24" Number of Gallons: Approx 1,500 Gal Department of Health Notified: Yes Name and/or Incident #: Left a voicemail for Pam Lape. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Notified: Yes Name and/or Incident #: Left a message for Denise Watts. State Warning Point Notified: Yes Name and/or Incident #: Jasmine ID #314. Case # 2020-5875. Clean Up Action Taken: Crew captured 3 loads with the Vac Truck and put down Lime. Responding Utilities Division: Sanitary Collections and Pumping Operations Name of Crew Leader: Charles Phoenix Important Notes: Work is still ongoing. There is no spill occurring at this time however the high tides, rain, and water table are still an issue. Flow is being maintained via lift station and multiple pump trucks. 10/23/2020 16:57 EDT City of West PAlm Beach 3907 S. Flagler Dr.; Directions: Southern Blvd. east to S. Flagler Dr. turn north manhole is in north bound lane.; West Palm Beach FL; 33401 Palm Beach Dale Rager Utility Maintenance Supervisor (561) 822-2271 Operator Of the Facility Dale Rager (561) 822-2271 26.676 -80.049 10/22/2020 15:15 EDT Yes N Incident Location
Phosphoric Acid Spill - 10/23/2020 A phosphoric acid (54%) spill of approximately 700 gallons occurred to soil. There were no injuries associated with this event, and there was no offsite environmental impact. Clean-up activities are underway. 10/23/2020 16:20 EDT Phosphoric Acid Spill 8813 US Hwy 41 S; Riverview FL; 33578 Hillsborough Dara Ford Sr. Environmental Manager (863) 860-0989 Facility Environmental Manager Callie Neslund (863) 797-5618 27.859438 -82.394836 10/23/2020 05:00 EDT No 10/23/2020 06:30 EDT Incident Location