Wastewater overflows from 10 Austin plants after flooding

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Monday’s flooding caused the release of partially treated, disinfected or untreated wastewater from 10 Austin Water facilities. The city said the estimated volume of released wastewater is unknown at this time.

Since the wastewater has been diluted by heavy flooding, city officials do not believe it will affect public health or the drinking water supply.

Austin Water is monitoring each of the following facilities and city officials said more information will be released once data is available.

1. Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant – 7113 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724 – Partially treated disinfected heavily diluted wastewater mixed with fully treated effluent

2. Dessau Wastewater Treatment Plant – 1601 Fish Lane

3. Dessau Lift Station No. 156 – 12900 Dessau Road

4. Gregg Lane Lift Station No. 155 – 2220 Gregg Lane

5. McNeil Lift Station No. 038 – 12414 Technology Road

6. Lake Creek Lift Station No. 059 – 8601 West Parmer Lane

7. Scotland Wells Lift Station No. 105 – 8300 Spicewood Springs

8. Lansdowne Lift Station No. 137 – 11800 Lansdowne Road

9. Daffan Lane Lift Station – 7601 Daffan Lane

10. Lost Creek Lift Station No. 188 – 1149 Lost Creek Blvd.

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