DeKalb County Sewer Spill Caught on Video

Thanks to a call into our HOTLINE, we were able to find and report this sewer spill. Tests in the field and lab confirmed it was untreated sewage. This is near Chamblee, drains into Nancy Creek.

If you see such a problem in your neighborhood, remember you can report to us. Call 404-352-9828, ext. 16 or email Jason Ulseth at julseth@chattahoochee.org.

By |October 3rd, 2014|NWW|Comments Off on DeKalb County Sewer Spill Caught on Video

Sewage spills continue to plague Atlanta’s Tanyard Creek

Working with our Neighborhood Water Watch Program, CRK recently discovered another sewage spill in Tanyard Creek. This came a month after a private lift station dumped nearly 10,000 gallons of raw sewage into Tanyard Creek and caused a large fish kill. (See RiverFLASH, July 9.) An enforcement action regarding that spill is currently being led by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.
We brought this newest spill to the attention of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management, and they conducted a thorough investigation, locating several potential sources including private businesses. Bacteria levels downstream […]

By |September 5th, 2013|NWW|Comments Off on Sewage spills continue to plague Atlanta’s Tanyard Creek
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