Trinity River Authority Reports Two Wastewater Overflows

(ARLINGTON, TEXAS) – The Central Regional Wastewater System plant experienced two overflows on Thursday, March 1 at 11223 Luna Road in Dallas and 11900 Luna Road in Farmers Branch. The overflows occurred when heavy rain caused hydraulic overloads at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., respectively.

All wastewater overflows in excess of 100,000 gallons must be reported to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the public and other designated public officials. The final estimated quantity of the overflow will be reported to TCEQ.
No public drinking water supplies have been threatened or contaminated by this overflow; no aquatic life has been affected. The public is reminded to avoid contact with waste material, soil or water near the affected area. TRA has notified all required city, county and state officials.

 

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Chapter 319 – General Regulations Incorporated Into Permits

Rule Log No. 99031-319-WT

Figure: 30 TAC §319.303


NOTICE OF SPILL FROM A WASTEWATER FACILITY

A spill from a wastewater treatment or collection facility has occurred.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE SPILL

Facility Name: Trinity River Authority’s Central Regional Wastewater System       

Contact for further information: Vanassa Joseph (817) 493-5122                                        

Location of the spill: 11223 Luna Road, Dallas, Texas

Estimated time and date of spill: Thursday, 9:30 a.m. March 1, 2018

Estimated volume of the spill (number of gallons): >100,000 gallons

Type of spill: Domestic wastewater

Area potentially affected: Trinity River

Suspected cause of spill: Hydraulic overload caused by excess rainfall

 

THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS HAVE BEEN TAKEN:

  • Appropriate local governmental officials have been notified.                    

  • TCEQ regional office has been notified. 

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Chapter 319 – General Regulations Incorporated Into Permits

Rule Log No. 99031-319-WT

Figure: 30 TAC §319.303

 

NOTICE OF SPILL FROM A WASTEWATER FACILITY

A spill from a wastewater treatment or collection facility has occurred.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE SPILL

Facility Name: Trinity River Authority’s Central Regional Wastewater System       

Contact for further information: Vanassa Joseph (817) 493-5122                                        

Location of the spill: 11900 Luna Road, Farmers Branch, Texas

Estimated time and date of spill: Thursday, 10:30 a.m. March 1, 2018

Estimated volume of the spill (number of gallons): >100,000 gallons

Type of spill: Domestic wastewater

Explain other:                                                 

Area potentially affected: Trinity River

Suspected cause of spill: Hydraulic overload caused by excess rainfall

 

THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS HAVE BEEN TAKEN:

  • Appropriate local governmental officials have been notified.                    

  • TCEQ regional office has been notified.