Florida State Watch Office Daily Incident Report for August 14, 2019

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FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
STATE WATCH OFFICE
DAILY INCIDENT REPORT


Incident Number: 2019-4541 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   21:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/14/2019   02:36 ET 
Affecting: Charlotte 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 4,300 gallons of raw sewage released from two manholes due to rain in Punta Gorda. The release entered a nearby storm drain. Cleanup actions were reported.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4540 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   23:45 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/14/2019   01:52 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Over 1,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled from a ruptured force main in the Miami area. One nearby storm drain was affected. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4539 
Incident Name: River Flood Warning (Little Manatee River at Wimauma
Occurred: 8/13/2019   21:58 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   21:58 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough, Manatee 
Involving: Weather Advisories 
Summary: The National Weather Service in Tampa issued a flood warning for the Little Manatee River at Wimauma from late tonight until Thursday morning. Minor flooding is forecast.
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-4538 
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   19:49 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   20:01 ET 
Affecting: Pinellas 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: An unknown sheen from an unknown source was reported in a canal in Dunedin.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4537 
Incident Name: Used Motor Oil Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   17:47 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   17:47 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Approximately 5 gallons of used motor oil was dumped into a retention pond in Tampa. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4535 
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   17:12 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   17:12 ET 
Affecting: Pinellas 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: An unknown sheen from an unknown source was reported in Tampa Bay near St. Petersburg.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4534 
Incident Name: Hydrochloric Acid Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   15:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   17:05 ET 
Affecting: Lee 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: Approximately 2 gallons of hydrochloric acid released from an aboveground tank due to equipment failure in North Fort Myers. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4533 
Incident Name: Diesel Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   16:43 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   16:43 ET 
Affecting: Bay 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Approximately 300 gallons of diesel fuel released due to a vehicle accident in Panama City. A drainage ditch was impacted by the release. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4532 
Incident Name: Reclaimed Water Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   09:45 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   16:28 ET 
Affecting: Brevard 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 3,000 gallons of reclaimed water spilled from a 2" service line in Rockledge due to unknown causes. The release entered a nearby storm drain. No cleanup actions were required for this release. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4531 
Incident Name: Turbid Water Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   16:10 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   16:10 ET 
Affecting: Polk 
Involving: General 
Summary: Approximately 70,000 gallons of turbid water released from a reject pond due to overflow at a facility in Haines City. No cleanup was required for this release. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4530 
Incident Name: SR 528 WB Closure w/ Diesel Spill 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   15:54 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   15:54 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Petroleum Spill, Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All westbound lanes of SR 528 were closed for an extended duration due to a jackknifed semi-truck in Orlando. Approximately 500 gallons of diesel fuel released. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4529 
Incident Name: Treated Effluent Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   15:20 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   15:20 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: An estimated 1,000 gallons of treated effluent released from a force main in Tampa due to unknown causes. No cleanup actions were required for this release.   
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4528 
Incident Name: US 301 Full Closure 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   14:48 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   15:16 ET 
Affecting: Pasco 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All lanes of US 301 were closed for a short duration at the intersection of US 98 due to a vehicle accident in Spring Hill. One trauma injury was reported.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4527 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   12:20 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   15:02 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 10 gallons of raw sewage released due to a gravity line blockage in Miami. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4526 
Incident Name: Aircraft Incident w/ Potential Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   13:58 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   14:20 ET 
Affecting: Escambia, Santa Rosa 
Involving: Aircraft Incident, Petroleum Spill 
Summary: A private, single-engine aircraft crashed due to unknown causes in Jay. No injuries or spills were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4525 
Incident Name: Potential Sinkholes (Willowbrook Ct) 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   14:07 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   14:07 ET 
Affecting: Pasco 
Involving: Geological Event 
Summary: Two potential sinkholes were reported in Hudson. No damages were reported.  
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-4524 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   13:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   14:00 ET 
Affecting: Pinellas 
Involving: Marine Incident, Petroleum Spill 
Summary: A partially submerged vessel released an unknown amount of an unknown oil in Madeira Beach. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4523 
Incident Name: Hydraulic Oil Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   13:45 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   14:00 ET 
Affecting: Bay 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Approximately 1 liter of hydraulic oil released into the St. Andrews Bay in Panama City due to equipment failure on a vessel. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4522 
Incident Name: Treated Effluent Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   11:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   13:32 ET 
Affecting: Collier 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 25,000 gallons of treated effluent released from an air release valve due to contractor error in Naples. No cleanup actions were required. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4521 
Incident Name: Fertilizer Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   13:02 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   13:33 ET 
Affecting: DeSoto 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: Approximately 3.5 tons of fertilizer released due to an overturned vehicle in Arcadia. The release did not enter any storm drains or waterways. Cleanup actions were reported.   
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4518 
Incident Name: Treated Effluent Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   09:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   11:55 ET 
Affecting: Seminole 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: More than 1,000 gallons of treated effluent water released due to heavy rain in Oviedo. No cleanup actions were required. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4517 
Incident Name: Abandoned Drum 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   11:51 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   12:35 ET 
Affecting: Monroe 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: An abandoned drum was reported in the Atlantic Ocean near Ramrod Key. No releases were reported.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4516 
Incident Name: Flood Watch 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   12:03 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   12:03 ET 
Affecting: Region 4, Charlotte, Highlands, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Sarasota 
Involving: Weather Advisories 
Summary: The National Weather Service in Tampa has issued a flood watch for portions of west Central Florida through Friday morning.
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-4515 
Incident Name: County EOC Activation 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   12:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   12:00 ET 
Affecting: Pasco 
Involving: General 
Summary: Pasco County EOC has activated to a level 2 in response to localized flooding caused by continuous heavy rainfall and rising Hillsborough River levels.
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-4514 
Incident Name: Local Storm Report 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   11:03 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   11:03 ET 
Affecting: Pasco, Sumter 
Involving: Weather Reports 
Summary: Flooding was reported in the Crystal Springs area due to rain. Water has reached some homes in the area. A total of 8 displaced residents have been evacuated from a home as of last night and are staying at a hotel. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-4513 
Incident Name: Chlorine Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   10:46 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   10:46 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Hazardous Materials, Population Protection Actions 
Summary: Approximately 80-90 gallons of liquid chlorine released due to unknown causes at a hotel in Miami. The building was briefly evacuated while the release was secured.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4512 
Incident Name: Petroleum Sheen 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   10:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   10:42 ET 
Affecting: St. Johns 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: An unknown sheen from an unknown source was reported on the San Sebastian River in St Augustine.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4510 
Incident Name: Treated Effluent Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   09:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   10:15 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 2,000 gallons of treated effluent released due to heavy rainfall in Orlando. No cleanup actions were required. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4509 
Incident Name: HazMat Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   10:08 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   10:08 ET 
Affecting: Pinellas 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: An unknown amount of various recycling materials released due to overturned recycle bins in Clearwater. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4508 
Incident Name: Reused Water Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   09:56 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   09:56 ET 
Affecting: Volusia 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 200,000 gallons of reused water released due to contractor error in Ormond Beach. No clean up actions were necessary for this release. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4507 
Incident Name: Reused Water Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   09:49 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   09:49 ET 
Affecting: Volusia 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 1,100 gallons of reused water released due to a sprinkler system overflow in Ormond Beach. No clean up actions were necessary for this release. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4506 
Incident Name: Farley NPP - General Emergency 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   09:01 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   09:20 ET 
Affecting: Bay, Calhoun, Gadsden, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Washington 
Involving: Nuclear Power Plants 
Summary: Farley Nuclear Power Plant conducted their off-year exercise today. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4505 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 8/12/2019   18:09 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   09:07 ET 
Affecting: Brevard 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 7,600 gallons of raw sewage released from a lift station due to heavy rainfall in Cocoa. The release entered a nearby canal. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4504 
Incident Name: Potential Natural Gas Release 
Occurred: 8/13/2019   07:50 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   08:29 ET 
Affecting: Martin 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A potential natural gas release due to unknown causes was reported in Hobe Sound.
The area was briefly evacuated while an investigation occurred.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-4503 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 8/12/2019   10:35 ET 
Reported to SWO: 8/13/2019   07:24 ET 
Affecting: Sarasota 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 3,200 gallons of raw sewage released from a manhole due to a power outage at a lift station in Sarasota. The release entered a nearby storm drain and entered into Whitaker Bayou. Cleanup actions were reported.  
Status: Closed 




Total Incidents: 35 

 

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