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City crews respond to minor sewage spill
SAVANNAH (Jan. 31) – City of Savannah Sewer Conveyance staff responded to a minor sewage spill on Jan. 30 at the intersection of Walthour Road and Ballastone Court.
The spill resulted from a force main split at City of Savannah Lift Station #58 and impacted the Chatham County drainage catch basin located upstream from the detention pond inside The Settlement subdivision. An estimated 5,000 gallons spilled before being corrected. State Environmental Protection Division guidelines classify this as a minor spill, which is a spill under 10,000 gallons.
The City is distributing spill notifications via a news release and area signage. All agencies (Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Health Department and the City of Savannah Office of Marketing and Communications) were notified per state guidelines.