For Immediate Release
Date: June 12, 2015
City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 551 Northport Parkway at 1:21 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015. The spill was the result of a force main air release failure. The total volume discharged was estimated to be 430 gallons. The amount of this spill is classified as a minor spill under State Environmental Protection Division guidelines.
The spill was corrected by 2:04 p.m. Crews repaired the air release valve and put lime on the affected area. Spill notifications will be put at the spill site and at Houlihan Bridge boat ramp. All agencies required by the State EPD were notified.