Trinity River Authority Reports Three New Wastewater Overflows

(ARLINGTON, TEXAS) – The Central Regional Wastewater System plant experienced three overflows on Friday, March 2 all in Irving, Texas:
  • Trinity River and SH 356 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Trinity River and Loop 12 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Trinity River and SH 183 at 12:40 p.m.
The overflows occurred when heavy rain caused a hydraulic overload. 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 - 1

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: Trinity River and SH 356, Irving, Texas

Estimated time and date of spill: Friday, 12:30 p.m., March 2, 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 - 2

 

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: Trinity River and Loop 12, Irving, Texas

Estimated time and date of spill: Friday, 12:30 p.m., March 2, 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 - 3

 

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: Trinity River and SH 183, Irving, Texas

Estimated time and date of spill: Friday, 12:40 p.m., March 2, 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.