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Saturday, October 22, 2016

UPDATE: Cattaraugus, Olean, Sewage Discharge,Martha Ave, creek to Allegheny river

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
Description: 
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
For more information on this and other discharges, visit SPRTK