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Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  09/23/2018

Volume: <500 gallons

Location: 1400 block of Cloverdale Road

Latitude:     33.1995

Longitude:  -87.5398

Destination: Cribbs Mill Creek

Cause: Grease Obstruction in Sewer Line

Action:  City Waste Water personnel responded to private lateral discharge in the 1400 block of Cloverdale Road. Vacuum trucks were utilized to mitigate spillage by reclaiming the discharge as much as possible. Crews washed street and storm drain & applied lime for disinfection.  SSO signage was posted. Door-to-door notifications were placed at nearby residential homes. Immediate notification is being submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management as well as the Tuscaloosa County Health Department.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  09/11/2018

Volume: <2000 gallons

Location: 2700 block of Warrior Road

Latitude:     33.251354

Longitude:  -87.476340

Destination: Black Warrior River

Cause: Broken Sewer Pipe

Action:  City Waste Water personnel responded to manhole/line discharge near the 2700 block of Warrior Road. Vacuum trucks were utilized to mitigate spillage by reclaiming the discharge as much as possible. Repairs were made to the manhole/line which ended the discharge.  Areas were cleaned and lime was applied to ground areas for disinfection. SSO signage was posted.  Immediate notification is being submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management as well as the Tuscaloosa County Health Department.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  09/10/2018

Volume: Less than 100 gallons per field observation 

Location: 2600 block of 21st Street

Latitude:     33.193093

Longitude:  -87.567071

Destination: Onto Street

Cause: Sewer line obstruction/grease

Action:  City Waste Water personnel responded to asphalt patch discharge in the 2600 block of 21st Street. Repair was made to lateral/line. Crews utilized jet/vac hose to clear obstruction of grease in sewer system, enabling flow to resume & discharge to end.  Street areas were washed and cleaned.  Immediate notification is being submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management as well as the Tuscaloosa County Health Department.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  09/10/2018

Volume: Less than 500 gallons per field observation 

Location: 3000 block of 46th Place East

Latitude:     33.165001

Longitude:  -87.494915

Destination: Cribbs Mill Creek

Cause: Sewer line obstruction/grease

Action:  City Waste Water personnel responded to manhole discharge in the 3000 block of 46th Place East.  Crews utilized jet/vac hose to clear obstruction of grease in sewer system, enabling flow to resume & discharge to end.  Areas were cleaned and lime was applied for disinfection.  SSO signage was posted and door-to-door notifications were placed at nearby residential homes.  Immediate notification is being submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management as well as the Tuscaloosa County Health Department.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  08/31/2018

Volume: Less than 7,500 gallons per field observation 

Location: 3000 block of Warrior Road

Latitude:     33.249275

Longitude:  -87.489208

Destination: Black Warrior River

Cause: LS Equipment failure which was attributed to the discharge at a faulty joint. 

Action:  City Right-of-Way crews discovered leaking sewer pipe in the vicinity of Warrior Road. City vacuum trucks responded immediately to mitigate the sewage discharge by vacuuming sewage from the pipe.  Emergency stand-by contractor has been notified and is in route to repair sewer line.  SSO signage has been posted at the spill site and at entry points to Black Warrior River. Water sample analysis has been conducted.  Immediate notification is being submitted to ADEM as well as the Tuscaloosa County Health Department.