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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
Spill at Port Orange WRF on 09-20-20 On September 20, 2020, during the daytime shift, the filters overflowed at the Port Orange WRF. This situation was not brought to the attention of the Manager until recently. Upon investigation, an estimated 0.424 million gallons of wastewater that received secondary treatment escaped the filter system. It is believed that the spill was intermittent from approximately 11:30 to 17:30 hrs. The spill was a direct result of a hydraulic overload that occurred on 09-20-20. The plant received a total 5.50" of rainfall for 09-19-20 and 09-20-20, with the majority of rainfall happening in a short timeframe on 09-20-20 in the early morning. Opened the aeration tankage on the A/O structure to help alleviate the hydraulics to the filters. In the process of installing new controls on the Clearwell pumps to help better remove the water from the filters. 10/22/2020 13:37 EDT City of Port Orange Water Reclamation Facility 817 Port Orange; Port Orange FL; 32127 Volusia Christopher J. Wall Water Resource Recovery Manager cwall@port-orange.org (386) 507-5787 Manager Chris Wall (386) 506-5787 cwall@port-orange.org 29.13744 -80.994401 09/20/2020 11:30 EDT No 09/20/2020 17:30 EDT Incident Location
Sanitary Sewer Overflow E.C.U.A. had a sanitary sewer overflow on 10-22-2020 due to a overflowing manhole around the address of 1 Cypress Point West. Wastewater did enter Escambia Bay and the gallons is undetermined at this time. Information will be updated within the next couple days . Update 10/22/20 @ 22:10 the amount of discharge was 250 gallons . ECUA is not sure that discharge made it to Escambia Bay, however out of an abundance of caution samples have been taken. 10/22/2020 13:28 EDT Overflowing Manhole 1 Cypress Point West ; Pensacola FL; 32514 Escambia Catherine Matthews Communications Coordinator 11 sso.pollutionnotification@ecua.fl.gov (850) 969-6500 Communications Coordinator 11 Doug Gibson (850) 969-6513 Douglas.Gibson@ecua.fl.gov 30.522 -87.175 10/22/2020 06:45 EDT No 10/22/2020 07:30 EDT N Incident Location
Spill at Port Orange WRF on 10-12-20 2 reuse line to the tea cups burst at approximately 04:30 hrs. At approximately 06:00 hrs. closed 24 reuse line leaving the plant and shut down the high service pumps at the Oak Street Ground Storage Tank. This alleviated the pressure so all the flow went into the drains under the Pretreatment Structure and back to the head of the facility. At approximately 06:38 hrs. the Maintenance Supervisor shut the gate valve that fed the line and this stopped the flow all together Maintenance staff will repair the 2 PVC line and place the system back into operation. 10/22/2020 13:27 EDT City of Port Orange Water Reclamation Facility 817 Port Orange; Port Orange FL; 32127 Volusia Christopher J. Wall Water Resource Recovery Manager cwall@port-orange.org (386) 507-5787 Manager Chris Wall (386) 506-5787 cwall@port-orange.org 29.137 -80.994 10/12/2020 04:30 EDT No 10/12/2020 06:00 EDT Incident Location
Spill at Port Orange WRF on 10-07-20 Main breaker tripped at approximately 22:05 hrs. and clarified water from the filters and the clearwell overflowed on the plant site. Breaker for the DeNite Filter Building tripped and was difficult to reset. Overflow stopped at approximately 22:41 hrs. Approximately just over 300,000 gallons was taken in the plant at that time with nothing leaving. Reset both the main and DeNite Filter Building main breakers. Operations staff called in Instrumentation & Controls Specialist to reset those breakers. Stopped overflows as soon as pumping restarted. All of the overflow was contained onsite. 10/22/2020 12:35 EDT City of Port Orange Water Reclamation Facility 817 Port Orange; Directions: Corner of Spruce Creek Road and Oak Street; Port Orange FL; 32127 Volusia Christopher J. Wall Water Resource Recovery Manager cwall@port-orange.org (386) 507-5787 Manager Chris Wall (386) 506-5787 cwall@port-orange.org 29.137274 -80.994465 10/07/2020 10:05 EDT No 10/07/2020 10:40 EDT Incident Location
SR 19 & Roberts St. Umatilla, FL Breaker at lift station tripped causing waste water to back up in the system. Manhole at SR 19 & Roberts St. popped off discharging raw waste water into the nearby storm drain. Breaker was reset, lift station and backed up lines were pumped down, lime applied to affected area. 10/22/2020 10:52 EDT Umatilla WWTF P.O. Box 2286; Umatilla FL; 32784 Lake Vaughan Nilson Asst. Public Works Dir. vnilson@umatillafl.org (352) 669-3125 Owner Of the Facility Vaughan Nilson (352) 502-9802 vnilson@umatillafl.org 28.91753 -81.674234 10/19/2020 10:30 EDT No 10/19/2020 11:00 EDT Incident Location
220 Davis Pond Blvd Lawn maintenance struck a 1 inch reclaimed water line causing 2,000 gallons to flow out on to the ground and into the retention pond on site. 10/22/2020 07:51 EDT 220 Davis Pond Blvd  FL St. Johns Cameron Keys-Reep Environmental Scientist keyscm@jea.com (904) 885-0639 Incident Responder Cameron Keys-Reep (904) 885-0639 keyscm@jea.com 30.10664 -81.625823 10/21/2020 12:30 EDT No 10/21/2020 12:55 EDT Incident Location
GTL WWTP 10-21-2020 A power outage to the plant caused the deepwell.injection pumps to shut down which led to fully treated effluent to enter the overflow line that discharges into the intracoastal waterway. 10/21/2020 17:08 EDT GTL Regional WWTP 1765 SE 18th Street; Fort Lauderdale  FL; 33316 Broward Troy Balint Environmental Program Coordinator Tbalint@fortlauderdale.gov (954) 828-7845 Environmental program coordinator Troy Balint (954) 828-7845 Tbalint@fortlauderdale.gov 26.100319 -80.11888 10/21/2020 11:45 EDT No 10/21/2020 11:50 EDT Incident Location
Ash contact water ( leachate ) overflow event that occurred today at Wheelabrator South Broward from the collection basin in subcells 5 and 6. Approximate start time of overflow event was 5:30 am today. Overflow volume has reduced through the day but continues at this time. Estimated spill volume of the overflow event is 735,600 gallons. Spill volume is estimated and will be evaluated again following completion of current rain event and stop time of overflow. Total spill volume determined based on 2.7 of rain for period of 5:00 am to 2:00 pm today. Based on recent leachate generation analysis for the monofill, 1 of rainfall totals 308,000 gallons of leachate generation. At 2.7 of rainfall total generated leachate would be 831,600 gallons. Facility has utilized tanker trucks services for supplemental removal of leachate for total of 72,000 gallons and has pumped to sewer at approximate rate of 3,000 gallon per hour for total removal of leachate over 8 period to sewer of 24,000 gallon. Total leachate removal of 96,000 during overflow period 10/21/2020. Sampling was conducted of the discharge point and the on site stormwater retention pond. Results to be forwarded when received from contracted laboratory. 10/21/2020 16:29 EDT Wheelabrator South Broward Ash Monofill  FL Broward Nicole Turnbull Walters Environmental and Health&Safety Manager nturnbul@wtienergy.com (954) 581-6606 Operator Of the Facility David Jones (954) 581-6606 djones@wtienergy.com 26.075 -80.202 10/21/2020 05:30 EDT Yes Incident Location
Ash contact water ( leachate ) overflow event that occurred today at Wheelabrator South Broward from the collection basin in subcells 5 and 6. Approximate start time of overflow event was 5:30 am today. Overflow volume has reduced through the day but continues at this time. Estimated spill volume of the overflow event is 735,600 gallons. Spill volume is estimated and will be evaluated again following completion of current rain event and stop time of overflow. Total spill volume determined based on 2.7 of rain for period of 5:00 am to 2:00 pm today. Based on recent leachate generation analysis for the monofill, 1 of rainfall totals 308,000 gallons of leachate generation. At 2.7 of rainfall total generated leachate would be 831,600 gallons. Facility has utilized tanker trucks services for supplemental removal of leachate for total of 72,000 gallons and has pumped to sewer at approximate rate of 3,000 gallon per hour for total removal of leachate over 8 period to sewer of 24,000 gallon. Total leachate removal of 96,000 during overflow period 10/21/2020. Sampling was conducted of the discharge point and the on site stormwater retention pond. Results to be forwarded when received from contracted laboratory. 10/21/2020 16:29 EDT Wheelabrator South Broward Ash Monofill  FL Broward Nicole Turnbull Walters Environmental and Health&Safety Manager nturnbul@wtienergy.com (954) 581-6606 Operator Of the Facility David Jones (954) 581-6606 djones@wtienergy.com 26.075 -80.202 10/21/2020 05:30 EDT Yes Incident Location
DHL Supply Chain Diesel Fuel Spill A DHL Supply chain tractor trailer was involved in a single vehicle accident on I-95 South Bound at Airport Road (mile marker 363A). The truck jackknifed and released approximately 65-gallons of diesel fuel onto a 200' x 7' area of the soil median. An environmental contractor, AOTC, conducted the initial cleanup. 10/21/2020 16:26 EDT Highway I-95 South Bound; Mile Marker 363 A; Directions: On I-95 directly south of Airport Road.; Jacksonville FL Duval Nathaniel Simonetti Project Specialist nsimonetti@ertsonline.com (440) 349-2700 Agent for responsible Party Rachael Healy-Williams (440) 349-2700 rhealy-williams@ertsonline.com 30.479532 -81.644099 10/21/2020 07:30 EDT No 10/21/2020 12:00 EDT Incident Location