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Incident Report from the DOW 2-28-2011 “Foam in Water”

February 28, 2011
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Click Here to Download the Full Report Click here for Report Images Comments 1 Comments 2 Selected Report Condition ( s ): Incident ID = 2324392 Page 1 of 2 2/28/2011 Incident Description Report 2324392 Back, Robert Response/Investigate Letcher Whitesburg 2/22/2011 12:00:00PM L ead Investigator : Wastewater Status : County : Municipality : Latitude...

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Whitesburg Water Plant Issued Notice of Violation after Diesel Spill

February 26, 2011
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http://www.kentucky.com/2011/02/22/1643957/whitesburgs-water-plant-issued.html The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection has issued a notice of violation at Whitesburg’s water treatment plant for problems found during a diesel spill earlier this month into the North Fork of the Kentucky River upstream from the plant. The notice, issued Friday, “specifies that there was a problem with proper operation of...

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Time Line of Diesel Spill Events as Documented by the Kentucky Division of Water

February 19, 2011
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Timeline of events for Whitesburg diesel spill Feb. 12, 2011 Sat., Feb. 12 At approximately noon on Saturday, Feb. 12, the Whitesburg drinking water plant notified the Kentucky Environmental Response Team (ERT) that several customers had called the plant to report they detected a diesel smell in their tap water. The plant investigated and...

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Whitesburg Consumer Advisory Lifted

February 15, 2011
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The Division of Water has reported that the Whitesburg Consumer Advisory, or No Contact Advisory, has been lifted. Citizens are advised to flush out their pipes by turning on all faucets for 20 minutes to rid pipes of all tainted water. Below is the Press Release from the Kentucky Division of Water. http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews/headlines/Consumption_advisory_is_lifted_in_Whitesburg_116237089.html http://www.kentucky.com/2011/02/15/1636191/whitesburg-water-ban-lifted.html...

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Further Update on the Whitesburg Diesel Spill

February 14, 2011
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Here are more recent stories in the Herald Leader on the Spill. Don Childers makes a statement. http://www.kentucky.com/2011/02/14/1634853/whitesburg-water-remains-unusable.html http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews/headlines/Whitesburg_still_cannot_use_water_116194669.html http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wuky/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1762704 http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/4888421

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Second Converage for Water Advisory on WYMT

February 13, 2011
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This piece does not fully explain the problem, however at this time, this is the best we can get. http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/No_consumption_advisory_in_Whitesburg_116125819.html?ref=819

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Coverage for the Water Advisory on WYMT

February 13, 2011
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WYMT did a brief story on the contamination of the water in Letcher County. http://www.wkyt.com/home/headlines/Letcher_County_water_supply_contaminated_116088509.html

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Coverage of the water advisory in the Lexington Herald-Leader

February 13, 2011
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The Herald-Leader published a piece indicating that the current advisory stems from a fuel spill: http://www.kentucky.com/2011/02/13/1633015/fuel-spill-in-north-fork-of-kentucky.html#more

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Water Quality Advisory for Whitesburg and portions of Letcher County

February 12, 2011
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As of 7pm on February residents of Whitesburg and portions of Letcher County have been advised not to consume tap water. Listen to a recording of the advisory: No Consumption Advisory – 02-12-2011

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE!!! No Contact Advisory for Whitesburg Ky!

February 12, 2011
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There is a non contact advisory for Whitesburg Ky water. Citizens are advised to not use their water for anything except toilet bowl use. No Showers Do not wash your hands in it Do not wash dishes in it and Especially do not drink the water! Unofficial reports on the situation are that there...

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