A sewer pipe burst on Sunday, October 1, spilling 23,000 gallons of untreated wastewater in a ditch along Centerville Road near McLaughlin Drive.
The incident location was reported as the T P Smith Water Reclamation Facility at 5188 Centerville Rd.
A report by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), indicated the burst occurred at 2:20 p.m. The report stated that “the spilled volume entered the storm water ditch along Centerville Road …. where it was fully contained and recovered.”
Clean up action included the use of a vacuum/pump truck, application of disinfectant, collection and disposal of debris.