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Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  05/22/2018

Volume: Less than 500 Gallons

Location: 3719 Mayfair Drive

Latitude:     33.1941

Longitude:  -87.4904

Destination: Onto Ground

Cause:  Root Intrusion into City Sewer Line

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel utilized jet hose to clear sewer line blockage, enabling flow to resume & discharge to end. Flex hose was used to clean spillage from ground areas; lime was applied for disinfection. SSO signage and door notifications were 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:  05/17/2018

Volume: Less than 500 Gallons

Location: 1752 Sweetgum Circle

Latitude:     33.1518

Longitude:  -87.5634

Destination: Onto Ground

Cause:  Failed Sewer Control Valve

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel replaced failed sewer control valve which ended the discharge. Crews cleaned and fenced off affected area & applied lime for disinfection. SSO signage and door notifications were posted. Immediate notification is being submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management as well as the Tuscloosa County Health Department.

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  05/11/2018

Volume: Less than five gallons

Location: Arlington Drive

Latitude:     33.186201

Longitude:  -87.532930

Destination: Onto Ground

Cause:  Root Intrusion into sewer line

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel utilized jet truck hose to clear roots & debris from the sewer line, enabling flow to resume & discharge to end. Crews cleaned the affected area & applied lime for disinfection. SSO signage was posted at the site. Immediate notification is being submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management as well a the Tuscloosa County Health Department.



Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  05/10/2018

Volume: Approximately 51,000 gallons

Location: Lift Station #42/6392 Hargrove Rd East

Latitude:     33.1471

Longitude:  -87.4733

Destination: Cottondale Creek to Hurricane Creek

Cause:  Lift Station Equipment Failure

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to a sanitary sewer discharge at the City's Lift Station #42 located at 6392 Hargrove Rd East. Waste Water personnel are assessing the cause of discharge. SSO signages were posted along the creek areas & 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:  05/07/2018

Volume: 40,500 approximate

Location: 3000 Block of Mayfair Drive

Latitude:     33.1948

Longitude:  -87.4810

Destination: Cribbs Mill Creek

Cause:  Failed/Damaged/Collapsed Sewer Line

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to a sanitary sewer discharge in the 3000 block of Mayfair Drive. Contractors were notified to assess the damaged line and to make repairs. SSO signage was posted & door-to-door brochures were placed at nearby homes. Immediate notification has been submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, as well as the Tuscaloosa County Health Department. 

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Notice

Date:  04/25/2018

Volume: Approximately 1500 Gallons

Location: 4000 Block of Kauloosa Avenue

Latitude:     33.174

Longitude:  -87.563

Destination: Cribbs Mill Creek

Cause:  Vacuum Truck Hatch

Action Taken: Waste Water personnel responded to a sanitary sewer discharge which originated from a vacuum truck hatch. Crews washed & cleaned affected street and ground areas. SSO signage was posted.  Immediate notification is being submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, as well as the Tuscaloosa County Health Department.