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NASSAU COUNTY SEWAGE ALERTS

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List of Past Incidents:

Date Where What Affected
September 2, 2014 Cedar Creek Plant 100 gallons of weak sodium hypochlorite solution The ground
August 26, 2014 Cedar Creek Plant 4 cubic yards of dewatered sludge cake The ground
August 4, 2014 Woodmere 10-15 gallons of raw sewage Woodmere Bay
May 7, 2014 Seacliff Ave, Glen Cove 25-30 gallons of raw sewage Long Island Sound
May 1, 2014 Elm Ave. Glen Cove 15-20 gallons of raw sewage Long Island Sound
March 25, 2014 Cedar Creek Sewage Treatment Plant Less than 20 gallons of dewatered sludge - re-hydrated Nearby storm drain
March 24, 2014 Meadow Land and Causeway, Lawrence 10 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
March 21, 2014 Lakeside Drive, Lawrence 10-15 gallons of raw sewage The ground
March 17, 2014 West Hempstead 75 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
March 12, 2014 GBT filtrate sump overflow at Cedar Creek Plant 100 gallons of GBT filtrate The ground
February 24, 2014 Baldwin (Wood Park Dr. & Lynn St.) 5-7 gallons of raw sewage Nearby Storm Drain/ Milburn Pond
December 9, 2013 Old Country Road, Westbury 5 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
September 29, 2013 Lawrence 200 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain/Bannister Creek
September 18, 2013 Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant 200 gallons of diesel oil n/a
August 19, 2013 Glen Cove 10-15 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain/Long Island Sound
June 11, 2013 Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant 30 gallons of digested sludge The ground
June 10, 2013 Cedar Creek Sewage Treatment Plant 150-200 gallons of partially treated wastewater Nearby storm drain
May 28, 2013 Ellwood St., Glen Cove 50 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
May 27, 2013 Jane Court, Seaford 20 gallons of raw sewage Seaford Creek
May 26, 2013 Valentine Ave., Glen Cove 50 gallons of raw sewage Long Island Sound/ nearby storm drain
May 25, 2013 Valentine Ave., Glen Cove 50 gallons of raw sewage Long Island Sound/storm drain
May 24, 2013 Banister Creek, Lawrence 500 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
May 9, 2013 Western Bays 3,000,000 (3 million) gallons of partially treated sewage and grease-sludge Reynolds Channel
May 4, 2013 Ellwood Street, Glen Cove 10-15 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
April 23, 2013 Hillturn Lane, Mineola 10-15 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
April 6, 2013 Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant 2,400 gallons of digested sluge Nearby storm drain
December 26, 2012 Germain St., Glen Cove 25-30 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain/ Long Island Sound
December 25, 2012 Robinson Ave., Glen Cove 25-30 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain/ Long Island Sound
November 25, 2012 Hammond Road and Shore Road, Glen Cove 50-75 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain, Hammond Road
November 19, 2012 Mill Hill 50-60 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
September 5, 2012 Glen Cove 34 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain/ Long Island Sound
August 15, 2012 Glen Cove Sewage Treatment Plant 50-75 gallons of raw sewage Storm drain/ Long Island Sound
July 23, 2012 Russel Place, Glen Cove 10-15 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
July 1, 2012 Carle Place raw sewage Nearby storm drain
April 28, 2012 Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant 500 to 1,000 gallons of digester sludge Ground
April 24, 2012 4 Brookdale Road, Glen Cove 500-600 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
April 4, 2012 Harvest Lane, Levittown Overflowing wewer manhole, 50-100 gallons Nearby storm drain and ground
March 30, 2012 Brooklyn Ave, Baldwin 20 gallons of raw sewage from manhole Nearby storm drain and roadway - did wash down roadway with chlorine
March 20, 2012 Glen Street & Cross Path, Glen Cove 50-75 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
March 13, 2012 Glen Cove 25-30 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
February 27, 2012 Cedar Creek Park 80-100 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain; receiving waters: Hempstead Bay
February 27, 2012 Sewer manhole at 217 Kingston Blvd, Island Park, NY 25 gallons of raw sewage Nearby storm drain
February 10, 2012 Empty lot at the corner of Causeway and Rock Hall Road, Lawrence 10-15 gallons of raw sewage Manhole in empty lot
January 30, 2012 Lawrence Sewage Treatment Plant 10 gallons of anaerobic digested sludge STP Compost Containment Pad
January 24, 2012 Glen Cove STP - Continental Pl. cross st Byrd St. 40-50 gallons of raw sewage Long Island Sound
January 11, 2012 Glen Cove; The Outlook - Cross street, Robinson Ave. 30-40 gallons of raw sewage Storm water drain
November 23, 2011 Bay Park STP 100-200 gallons of partially treated wastewater Groundwater
November 26, 2011 Wyngate Drive West, Valley Stream 10-15 gallons of sewer spill No drains affected
December 18, 2011 Glen Cove - Mill Hill Rd & Hill St 40-50 gallons of raw sewage Groundwater
December 21, 2011 Bay Park STP 400-1000 gallons of thickened sludge Groundwater

Watch a video of the October, 2010 illegal Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant sludge plume in Reynolds Channel.

More information on this issue and work being done to upgrade sewage treatment facilities in Nassau County can be found on the Western Bays Working Group page.

Updated by amcclelland 9/4/14