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Friday, October 21, 2016

Painted Post Environmental Alert

Alert / Warning
Environmental - Environmental - Not Otherwise Categorized
...This is an ACTUAL ENVIRONMENTAL - NOT OTHERWISE CATEGORIZED ALERT...
Issued By:        Painted Post (V) STP
Jurisdictions:  Steuben County
Headline:          Waste Water Treatment Plant Tank Overflow
Description: 
Location of Discharge: 138 Kane Street, Painted Post, NY 14870
Additional Address Info: 138 Kane Street
Name of Waterbody Affected: Chemung River
Description of Discharge: Primary clarifier effluent
Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted
Facility name: Painted Post (V) STP, Facility ID: NY0025712
Date and Time of Discharge: Oct 21 2016 12:00AM
Duration of Discharge: 1.0 hours ended.
Reason for Discharge:
Weather Conditions: Large rain fall events
Volume or Rate of Discharge: 5000 Gallons  (Estimated)
Treated State of Discharge: Partially Treated Without Disinfection
Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: Open by-pass valves to trickling filter
For more information on this and other discharges, visit SPRTK
[Disclaimer: Daily and/or termination reports will be provided for ongoing discharges. The information provided in this message is accurate at the time of report using existing systems and models.]
Instructions: 
Primary clarifiers overflowed due to large rainfall event in short period of time