Marietta Daily Journal
Cobb County

Nov 30, 2012 | 95 views | email to a friend | print

M-7772 PUBLIC NOTICE Cobb County Water System 660 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060 WASTEWATER OVERFLOW 225 Fontaine Road Mableton, Georgia 30126 This notification is being made in compliance with the requirements of Section 12-5-30 of the Official Code of Georgia. A wastewater overflow occurred at 225 Fontaine Road, Mableton, Georgia, on November 25, 2012. The overflow was a result of erosion causing a 15" sewer main line to wash out into a tributary of Queens Creek. The Water System was notified at 1:05 p.m. and our crew stopped the overflow at 6:30 p.m. The known volume of overflow was calculated at 37,625 gallons. Heavy solids and debris from the broken sewer pipe flowed down the tributary into Queens Creek. A 1/2 mile radius was walked down stream, no dead fish were found at the overflow site. Laboratory monitoring of the waterway is underway. 11:30