Alert / Warning

Environmental - Environmental - Not Otherwise Categorized


Headline: Orange County, New Windsor, Sewage Discharge, Quassaick Creek
Activation Time: 05/16/18 2:40 PM
Expiration Time: 05/23/18 2:39 PM
Issued By: New Windsor (T) WWTP
Affected Jurisdictions: Orange County: New Windsor, Newburgh (city)
Location of Discharge: 200 Walsh Ave New Windsor, NY
Additional Address Info: Pump Station without power, wet well overflowing.
Name of Waterbody Affected: Quassaick Creek
Description of Discharge: Due to power outage, wet well at pump station overflowed reaching Quassaick Creek
Potential public area(s) impacted: There were no potentially impacted public areas.
Facility name: New Windsor (T) WWTP, Facility ID: NY0022446
Date and Time of Discharge: May 16 2018 9:00AM
Duration of Discharge: 5.0 hours ongoing.
Reason for Discharge:
Power Outage: Due to severe storm, no power at pump station, pumps not running.

Volume or Rate of Discharge: 85 Gallons Per Minute  (Estimated)
Treated State of Discharge: Untreated
Steps Taken to Contain Discharge: Contracto called to pump out wet well, generator brought to pump station to run pumps.

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