Wastewater Release Report
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2017) – A force main line break yesterday evening resulted in a release of approximately 2,500 gallons of raw wastewater at the corner of 1303 Forrest Nelson Blvd. in Port Charlotte.
Utilities staff quickly responded recovered approximately 300 gallons. The remaining wastewater was contained onsite, after which the affected area was sanitized with hydrated lime. No direct waterways were impacted.
In keeping with State law, staff reported it to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Citizens are encouraged to report sewer-related emergencies to 941-764-4300. For more information, contact Bruce Schellinger, Wastewater Collection Superintendent, at 941-764-4563.