Venice: Sewer breaks leads to a 5,000 gallon leak of sewage and stormwater
Notice of Submission
Pursuant to Section 403.077, F.S., the Department of Environmental Protection has received the following Public Notice of Pollution for a reportable release. All information displayed was submitted by the reporting party.
Type of Notice: Initial Report Date of Notice: 05/28/2020
Incident Information Name of Incident: 2521 Border Road 052720 State Watch Office Case Number: 2761 Start of Incident: 05/27/2020 17:00 End of Incident: 05/27/2020 20:00
Crews responded to a call of a sewer break at 2521 Border Road. Upon investigation, they discovered an ARV had been hit by a vehicle. The crews were able to isolate the ARV to stop the spill. Approximately 5,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into the roadside swale and the adjacent stormwater ditch. The recovery yielded 4,400 gallons of combined stormwater and sewage. Sampling has begun. Clean up and notifications are proceeding according to protocol. The ARV will either be moved underground, or bollards will be installed.
Incident Location Facility/Installation Name: Venice Gardens WRF Service Area Address Line 1: Address Line 2: Directions: City: State: FL Zip Code: Coordinates (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 27.121662016847143, Long: -82.38058670512437 Click to view Incident Location Impacted Counties: Sarasota
Incident Reported By Name: Danny Young Title: Supervisor Phone: (941) 861-6790 E-mail Address: Dtyoung@scgov.net