City of Jasper News
JANUARY 23, 2023
SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW (SSO) REPORT TO EPD
Near 54 Mark Whitfield Street, intersection of Mark Whitfield and Stegall Drive
DATE OF SSO: 1-23-2023, EPD Mountain District Office received the initial complaint and called the City.
REPORT SUBMITTED: 1-24-2023
LOCATION OF SSO: Near 57 Mark Whitfield Street, intersection of Mark Whitfield and Stegall Drive
CAUSE OF SSO: Heavy root intrusion into service line which caused a build up of paper product in the line, creating the back up.
ESTIMATED VOLUME DISCHARGED: 75 - 100 gallons estimated.
RECEIVING WATERS: None
WRF NPDES PERMIT: GA0032204
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO MITIGATE OR TO REDUCE ADVERSE EFFECTS: The service line has been completely replaced with PVC and a new cleanout installed. The area has been remediated.
OVERFLOW STATUS: City crews have stopped the overflow and replaced the service line. Any questions may be directed to David Hall, Utility Director for the City of Jasper, 706-692-9102.
SIGNS POSTED: N/A
CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE OCCURENCES: As the City finds terracotta service lines, we make every effort to replace these with PVC pipe.
MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/OTHERS NOTIFIED: Pickens Progress, Know Pickens
REPORT SUBMITTED BY: Kim Goldener, City of Jasper