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Headline: UPDATE: REVISED: Brooklyn, Kings, Sewage Discharge, New York Upper Bay
Activation Time: 05/16/18 9:08 AM
Expiration Time: 05/23/18 9:08 AM
Issued By: NYCDEP Owls Head WWTP
Affected Jurisdictions: Kings County: Brooklyn
Location of Discharge: 58th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220, USA
Additional Address Info: Outfall is located near 57 street & 1st avenue, Brooklyn
Name of Waterbody Affected: New York Upper Bay
Description of Discharge:
Potential public area(s) impacted: It is unknown whether public areas were impacted
Facility name: NYCDEP Owls Head WWTP, Facility ID: NY0026166
Date and Time of Discharge: Apr 24 2018 1:30PM
Duration of Discharge: 552.0 hours ongoing.
Reason for Discharge:
Other: A commercial building was found to be illegally connected to Storm Outfall OH-197

Volume or Rate of Discharge: 2.1 Gallons Per Minute  (Estimated)
Treated State of Discharge: Untreated
Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: Commissioner's Order have been issued to stop the discharge.

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[Disclaimer: Daily and/or termination reports will be provided for ongoing discharges. The information provided in this message is accurate at the time of report using existing systems and models.]

Instructions:

Original:

- A commercial building was found to be illegally connected to storm sewer OH-197 on 04/24/2018.

-On 5/14/2018 a second commercial building was found to be illegally connected to storm sewer OH-197. Commissioner order No. 65692 was issued.

UPDATE:

- On 5/15/2018 a third commercial building was found to be illegally connected to storm sewer OH-197. Commissioner order No. will be issued soon.