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Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  07/13/2018

Volume: Less than 500 gallons

Location: 1000 28th Ave

Latitude:     33.2028

Longitude:  -87.5732

Destination: Storm Drain to Unnamed Tributary to Black Warrior River

Cause: Equipment Failure 

Action Taken: Secured vacuum truck tank gate ending the discharge.  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:  07/06/2018

Volume: Approximately 15,200 gallons

Location: Lift Station #3/Jack Warner Parkway

Latitude:     33.2121

Longitude:  -87.5758

Destination: Black Warrior River

Cause: Wet Weather

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to MH 9297 discharging in the vicinity of Jack Warner Parkway.  SSO signage was posted. Wastewater personnel are monitoring location.  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:  07/06/2018

Volume: Approximately 23,175 gallons

Location: Lift Station #21/Cherrystone Subdivision

Latitude:     33.1795

Longitude:  -87.5883

Destination: Unnamed tributary to Cypress Creek

Cause: Wet Weather

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to MH 10142 discharging in the vicinity of Cherrystone Subdivision. City vacuum trucks were used to mitigate discharge. 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:  07/06/2018

Volume: Approximately 14,000 gallons

Location: Lift Station #18 Greenview Drive

Latitude:     33.1870

Longitude:  -87.5969

Destination: Unnamed tributary to Cypress Creek

Cause: Wet Weather

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to Lift Station #18 sanitary sewer discharge caused by wet weather; Personnel assessed failed pump; Bypass pump will be utilized to mitigate discharge. SSO signage has been 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:  07/06/2018

Volume: Less than 500 gallons

Location: Vicinity of Woodland Forest Drive & Old McGee Road

Latitude:     33.1707

Longitude:  -87.4769

Destination: Unnamed tributary to Cottondale Creek

Cause: Failed/Damaged/Collapsed Sewer Line

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to sanitary sewer discharge caused by a failed/damaged/collapsed sewer line. Wastewater personnel repaired the sewer line, ending the intermittent discharge of less than five hundred gallons. SSO signage was posted and SSO door-to-door notification brochures 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:  06/18/2018

Volume: Approximately 10 gallons

Location: Vicinity of Overhill Road

Latitude:     33.165664

Longitude:  -87.536645

Destination: Onto Ground

Cause: Grease Obstruction

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to manhole discharge. Jet Vac trucks were utilized to clear grease blockage from sewer line, enabling flow to resume & discharge to end. Crews cleaned affected area & applied lime. 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:  06/18/2018

Volume: Approximately 13,500 gallons

Location: LS42  6392 Hargrove Rd East

Latitude:     33.1471

Longitude:  -87.4733

Destination: Cottondale Creek to Hurricane Creek

Cause: LS Equipment Failure 

Action Taken: Lift Station maintenance personnel responded to high wet well alarm and assessed apparent power failure. Discharge amounts were calculated at approximately 13,500 gallons.  Jet Vac trucks were utilized to wash & reclaim spillage from creek, mitigating the discharge.  SSO signage was posted at creek entry points 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.