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On April 23, 2011 the City of Kerrville responded to a wastewater collection system spill.
On April 23, 2011 the City of Kerrville responded to a wastewater collection system spill. The location of the spill was Quinlan Lift Station located at First Street and Quinlan Creek.
The estimated date and time of the spill was April 23rd from 3:00 a.m. to 10:00a.m. The estimated volume of the spill was 153,000 gallons of domestic wastewater.The area potentially affected is Quinlan Creek from First Street to SH-27. The causeof the spill was a failed electrical component (DFS Pump Controller – which ifoperating correctly would have notified operators before a spill occured) within theQuinlan lift station. Actions that were taken were that the DFS pump controller wasreplaced and cleanup of the affected area has been performed to include theremoval of any affected aquatic life.
The following agencies have been notified in regard to this event: TexasCommission on Environmental Quality, Upper Guadalupe River Authority, TexasParks and Wildlife, Kerrville Daily Times. For additional information concerning Kerrville Wastewater Collection System Spill contact Utility Administration at 830.258.1232.