For Immediate Release
Contact: Lloyd Eason, Utilities Foreman
Wastewater Release Report
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (June 18, 2017) – A sewer main leak Friday evening resulted in a loss of 5,000 gallons of partially wastewater at 4139 Perch Circle in Port Charlotte.
Utilities staff quickly responded, stopped the leak and recovered approximately 1,500 gallons of wastewater with a tanker truck. The remaining wastewater was absorbed into the ground and the affected area was sanitized with hydrated lime. No storm drains or direct waterways were impacted.
In keeping with State law, staff reported it to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the State Watch Office.