Sarasota:  ARV failure leads to a 15,000 raw sewage dump

 

 

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: 06/08/2020

Incident Information
Name of Incident: 2500 Honore Avenue 060720
State Watch Office Case Number: 3033
Start of Incident: 06/07/2020 16:00
End of Incident: 06/07/2020 19:30

Incident Description
A ARV FAILURE ON A 24? FORCE MAIN CAUSED 15,000 GALLONS OF RAW SEWAGE TO SPILL IN THE ROADSIDE SWALE AND INTO THE ADJACENT STORMWATER STRUCTURE. THE CREWS WERE ABLE TO ISOLATE THE ARV AND STOP THE SPILL. THE RECOVERY EFFORTS YIELDED 10,000 GALLONS OF COMBINED SEWAGE AND STORMWATER. SURFACE WATERS WERE IMPACTED AND SAMPLING HAS BEGUN. CLEAN UP AND NOTIFICATIONS ARE PROCEEDING ACCORDING TO PROTOCOL. AFTER THE RAINY SEASON THIS WILL BE SCHEDULED THE LINE TO BE SHUT DOWN FOR FULL REPAIR TO THE ARV.

Incident Location
Facility/Installation Name: Bee Ridge WRF Service Area
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State: FL
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Lat: 27.363016352798215, Long: -82.45511734522868
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Impacted Counties: Sarasota

Incident Reported By
Name: Danny Young
Title: Supervisor
Phone: (941) 861-6790
E-mail Address: Dtyoung@scgov.net

On-Site Contact
Name: Patricia Nihart
Phone: (941) 861-6790
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E-mail Address: pnihart@scgov.net

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