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Headline: Kings, Brookly, Sewage Discharge, Upper NY Bay
Activation Time: 02/12/18 8:31 PM
Expiration Time: 02/19/18 8:30 PM
Issued By: NYCDEP Red Hook WWTP
Affected Jurisdictions: Kings County: Brooklyn
Location of Discharge: 201 Douglass St., Brooklyn, NY
Additional Address Info:
Name of Waterbody Affected: Upper NY Bay
Description of Discharge: There was a raw sewage bypass at Gowanus Pump Station due to pumps failure
Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted
Facility name: NYCDEP Red Hook WWTP, Facility ID: NY0027073
Date and Time of Discharge: Feb 11 2018 8:10PM
Duration of Discharge: 9.8 hours ended.
Reason for Discharge:
Other: Main Sewage Pumps Failure

Volume or Rate of Discharge: 11250 Gallons Per Minute  (Estimated)
Treated State of Discharge: Untreated
Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: Reset the pumps

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