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Posted on: October 11, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE OF WASTEWATER SPILL UPSTREAM OF THE INDIAN CREEK

The City of Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant has reported a major spill of wastewater that occurred upstream of  the Indian Creek.  The spill date was from 10/11/2018 at 12:30 a.m. until 10/11/2018 5:00 a.m.  The spill occurred at the lift station near Richey Lane, Douglas, GA 31533.  The cause of the spill was a down Power line due to Hurricane Michael.  Approximately 26,000 gallons were reported.  As a precaution, it is recommended that the public have no contact with the affected stream water until after 10/25/2018.  City of Douglas technicians will be sampling the waterway both upstream and downstream of the spill to ensure that the water quality has not been adversely affected.  Sampling will be conducted for dissolved oxygen concentration, fecal coli-form bacteria, pH, and temperature.  For more information, please contact Kevin Davis, Project Manager, at 912-389-3444.


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