Notification of an Incident or Discovery of Pollution(18)
3/20/2017 08:15:00 AM
Fla. (March 18, 2017) — Although
no longer required, the Board of County Commissioners is providing you
notification that a formal report is being sent, via email, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A formal report is being sent, via
email, to email@example.com.
of reporting party: Polk County Utilities
Installation Name: Northeast Regional Wastewater Treatment
Installation Address: 200 Westview Drive
Installation Location: Davenport, FL 33837
Contact person for further information: Krystal J. Azzarella, Polk
County Utilities, (863) 298-4195
Permit Number (if facility/installation holds a permit): FLA012967
Date and time of the incident or discovery: March 17, 2017 at 9:19 A.M.
the incident or discovery: The incident occurred in front of Wendy’s;
44304 Access Road, Davenport, FL 33837.
Suspected source and cause of incident or discovery: A major discharge
occurred as a result of a broken wastewater gravity main or collapsed manhole
feeding a master lift station (#106) at the intersection of US Hwy 27 and I-4.
The cause and exact location of the break is still under investigation.
pollution, including substance or contaminant name(s): Domestic
Amount of pollution, including substance or contaminant name(s): Approximately
214,500 gallons of domestic wastewater discharged onto the ground.
Medium (e.g. land, water, air) affected by pollution: Land
Potentially affected areas beyond installation property boundary: The
discharge flowed from a collapsed gravity main and/or manhole into the adjacent
right-of-way and stormwater ditches along US Hwy 27 and Interstate 4.
Potential risk to the public health, safety, or welfare: There is no
anticipated potential risk to the public health, safety or welfare. There were
no flows to surface water or observed contact with groundwater. Currently, no
roads are closed and the access road is open for two-way traffic.
Identification of other parties notified of incident and time notification
occurred: State Watch Office was notified at 9:53 p.m. NOTIFICATION
TO DEP: DATE: March 18, 2017 TIME: 8:35 a.m. AT: firstname.lastname@example.org
information that may be helpful: A by-pass line was installed to
divert the flow around the broken gravity main. The by-pass was operational by
6:30 p.m., ceasing the discharge onto the ground. Approximately 89,600 gallons
was recovered and properly disposed in accordance with regulatory requirements.
The affected areas were disinfected with lime.