Sanitary Sewer Overflow at 1919 Glynn Ave – Lanier Plaza in Brunswick – March 15, 2021

The Brunswick Glynn Joint Water & Sewer Commission, operating under NPDES Permit GA0025313 in accordance with DNR Regulation 391-3-6-05 Emergency Actions, hereby make public notification of a wastewater spill that was reported on 3/15/2021 at 1919 Glynn Ave.

Date of Spill: 3/15/2021

Time Reported: 1:55 pm

Location of Spill:
Storm Ditch
1919 Glynn Ave
Brunswick, GA. 31523

Cause of Spill:  Contractor Bypass Malfunction.

Estimated Volume of Discharge: 200 Gal.

State Waters Discharged: Terry Creek

Corrective Action Taken:  The contractor started his bypass pumps

Regulatory Compliance: Signs will be placed along the immediately affected areas to indicate the presence of a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO). The Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources was notified, along with local authorities and the Glynn County Health Department District Environmental Health Manager.

Immediate Results and Investigation: The BGJWSC has 1 Vac-Truck on site for clean-up and spreading lime on the effective area. The BGJWSC Lab will be taking samples at the spill site in accordance to the EPD regulations.

Contact for Any Additional Information:

Kirk Young, Superintendent
Systems Pumping and Maintenance Division
Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission
Phone Number 912-261-7152
Email kyoung@bgjwsc.org

Photos below Indicate the condition of the spill observed by BGJWSC staff during initial cleanup and inspection: