Major Wastewater Discharge Reported to EPD

PUBLIC NOTICE

MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:

EPD Coastal District
400 Commerce Center Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31523

DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

REPORT SUBMITTED: Thursday, December 17, 2020

LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Ditch in the area of 6 AJ Garcia Rd close to the intersection of Pine Barren Rd. (32.098359, -81.234121)

CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: The cause of the discharge was a blocked sewer line.

ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: Estimated less than 5000 gallons.

RECEIVING WATERS: Drainage canal contiguous to the City’s storm water system.

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: Blockage was removed and Stormwater removed from the area and returned to sewer collection system for treatment. The affected
area was neutralized with calcium hydroxide.

SPILL STATUS: Sewage is no longer leaking

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Cleaning of debris that was blocking the line.

SIGNS POSTED: Thursday, December 17, 2020

MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ OTHERS NOTIFIED: Spirit Newspaper, WRQH
Savannah, WSAV TV, and the Chatham County Health Department

CONTACTS: Charles Heino Office: 912-445-0050 Mobile: 912-445-1884

City of Pooler, GA | 100 SW US HW 80, Pooler, GA 31322
City Hall: (912) 748-7261
Police Department: (912) 748-7333

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Date of Authorization: 2/13/08