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Environmental - Environmental - Not Otherwise Categorized

...This is an ACTUAL ENVIRONMENTAL - NOT OTHERWISE CATEGORIZED ALERT...

Headline: Orange County, Village of Walden, Sewage Discharge/ Spill,No public area impacted, Tin Brook Creek
Activation Time: 05/16/18 9:09 AM
Expiration Time: 05/23/18 9:08 AM
Issued By: Village of Walden WWTP
Affected Jurisdictions: Orange County: Walden
Location of Discharge:
Additional Address Info: Tin Brook pump station across from Bradley lane in Walden NY
Name of Waterbody Affected: Tin Brook Creek
Description of Discharge: lift station overflow
Potential public area(s) impacted: There were no potentially impacted public areas.
Facility name: Village of Walden WWTP, Facility ID: NY0030490
Date and Time of Discharge: May 16 2018 3:00AM
Duration of Discharge: 9.0 hours ongoing.
Reason for Discharge:
Power Outage: Fuel system malfunction

Volume or Rate of Discharge: 200 Gallons Per Minute  (Estimated)
Treated State of Discharge: Partially Treated Without Disinfection
Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: Working on fuel system

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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:

Station has been operating under generator power since 4pm 5/15/18.  At 3:00am the fuel system shutdown and we are in the process of trying to repair. Roads around the area are closed.