Sarasota: Broken pipe leads to a 400 gallon wastewater discharge





Sarasota: Broken pipe leads to a 400 gallon wastewater discharge



Pursuant to Section 403.077, F.S., the Department of Environmental Protection has received the following Public Notice of Pollution for a reportable release. All information displayed was submitted by the reporting party.

Type of Notice: Initial Report
Date of Notice: 11/30/2020

Incident Information
Name of Incident: City of Sarasota WWTP John Ringling Causway at211 Seagull Ln
State Watch Office Case Number:
Start of Incident: 11/29/2020 11:50
End of Incident: 11/29/2020 12:10

Incident Description
City crews discovered a pipe off of an air release had broken causing approximately 400 gallons of wastewater to be discharged. The discharge was contained on site and approximately 300 gallons were recovered. The pipe was fixed and the area was disinfected with lime, then cleaned up.

Incident Location
Facility/Installation Name: City of Sarasota WWTP
Address Line 1: 1750 12th Street
Address Line 2:
City: Sarasota
State: FL
Zip Code: 34236
Coordinates (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 27.32697812973227, Long: -82.56112461014528
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Impacted Counties: Sarasota

Incident Reported By
Name: Verne Hall
Title: Utilities General Manager
Phone: (941) 661-1347
E-mail Address:

On-Site Contact
Name: Verne Hall
Phone: (941) 661-1347
E-mail Address:

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