150K gallons of wastewater spills in Llano due to flash flooding

  • August 9, 2017
  • News

Around 150,000 gallons of wastewater spilled into Oatman Creek, about 150 yards from the Llano River.

The wastewater spilled from the city’s wastewater collection system starting around 7 a.m. Monday. At around 4 p.m. Tuesday, crews diverted the wastewater into a temporary holding tank and shut down the damaged sewer line leaking into the creek.

Once water levels are down, crews will be able to gain access to the damaged pipe and make permanent repairs.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality suspects flash flooding is the cause of the spill east of Ford Street… Read more from KXAN