Alert / Warning
Environmental - Environmental - Not Otherwise Categorized
...This is an ACTUAL ENVIRONMENTAL - NOT OTHERWISE CATEGORIZED ALERT...
Issued By: Olean Wastewater Treatment Plant
Jurisdictions: Cattaraugus County
Headline: UPDATE: Cattaraugus, Olean, Sewage Discharge,Martha Ave, creek to Allegheny river
Location of Discharge: 522 Martha Ave, Olean, NY
Additional Address Info:
Name of Waterbody Affected: Creek to Allegheny River
Description of Discharge: Lift station bypass
Potential public area(s) impacted: There were no potentially impacted public areas.
Facility name: Olean Wastewater Treatment Plant, Facility ID: NY0027162
Date and Time of Discharge: Oct 21 2016 9:45AM
Duration of Discharge: 7.6 hours ended.
Reason for Discharge:
|Insufficient System Capacity:||excess rain water inflow|
|Weather Conditions:||Excess amounts of rain|
Volume or Rate of Discharge: 155 Gallons Per Minute (Estimated)
Treated State of Discharge: Untreated
Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: Make sure pumps are functioning properly
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