Sewage Spill Report
Sewage Entered a Waterway
Name of Municipality: City of Maysville, Georgia
Date of Spill: 3 February 2016 Time of Spill: 12:16 pm
Duration of Spill: 5 Hours
Amount of Spill: 4,500 gallons at Lift Station # 2 (If this spill was a minor spill, submit this page. If it was a major spill as defined on the second page, submit both pages.)
Describe the method used to determine amount: Captured volume overflowing manhole into a five-gallon bucket and timed for one minute to calculate flow.
Location of spill: A lift station serving the City of Maysville collection system. Location is on Ellison Drive (lift station # 2).
What waterway was effected? Unnamed tributary to the Grove River
Describe what happened. What caused the spill? Is the spill ongoing? Give details of the corrective actions. Has the repair been completed? Attach pictures of before and after the repair and extra sheets if needed for description. Sanitary sewer overflow due to heavy rainfall event occurring on this date.
Date you contacted EPD: 4 February 2016
Who at EPD did you contact? Ms. Phoebe Tchoua via email
Date you reported spill to Health Department: 5 February 2016
Copy of notice to Health Department included Yes
Date notice posted at spill site: 5 February 2016
Spill Reported to media: Posted on City’s webpage and also a City Hall
Signed: Chris Hinson Date: 4 February 2016
Title: Environmental Specialist Print Name Chris Hinson