HAZMAT Incidents / Monday, May 16, 2022 @ 12:11 p.m.

Sewage Incident in Eureka

A new hazardous materials incident involving sewage has been reported to the California Office of Emergency Services.

According to a report published by the office, the incident took place at or near a pump station in Eureka at around 8:10 a.m. today.

About 14,775 gallons of sewage were released to the environment, according to the person who called in the report.

Here’s the description of the incident that was recorded by the Office of Emergency Services:

Punp staion, mechanical

havy wooded vegaeataion

Stopped, reapired stopped,

Done, personell

Bailey Stret Sewr lift station

This was the ninth hazardous materials incident recorded by the Office of Emergency Services in the Eureka area this year and the second sewage spill in the county overall.

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