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The City of St. Petersburg is committed to reporting unauthorized discharges at water plants and within city limits. Follow @StPetePW on Twitter for real-time alerts. 

Residents are urged to report any problems or concerns by calling 727-893-7111. Emergency issues may be directly reported to the Water Resources Dispatch Center at 727-893-7261, 24/7.

Spill Notifications

Date Alert Description
2021-10-03 Wastewater Discharge Notification On Oct. 3, 2021, approximately 60 gallons of wastewater was discharged from three manholes at 601 Grevilla Ave. S. due to a controller failure at Lift Station #25. Approximately 20 gallons flowed to the nearby storm drain.
2021.10.04 Permit Excursion Notification On Oct. 4, 2021, there was an instantaneous permit excursion for total suspended solids at the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility during a grab sample. Results of 9.5 mg/L were in excess of the 5 mg/L requirement, however the 24-hour composite sample and continuous monitoring for turbidity remained within specifications the entire day. While this is a technical violation, the City has no reason to believe that the quality of water going to customers or down the wells was degraded, based on a continuous and composite sampling for the day.
2021-08-22 Wastewater Discharge - Preliminary Notification A wastewater discharge of more than 10,000 gallons has occurred near the intersection of Central Ave. and 79th St. S. Treasure Island, St. Pete Beach and City of St. Petersburg teams have been engaged to determine ownership of the leak and for resolution. This is a preliminary notice, more information to come.
2020-05-21 Digested Sludge Discharge Notification On May 21, approximately 60 gallons of digested sludge was discharged at a vactor truck at the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility. The area was cleaned and disinfected and the discharge was contained on site.
2020-06-03 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On June 3, approximately 200 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at Lift Station 85 due to a line break. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-06-08 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On June 6, approximately 2,700 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 7800 block of 4th St. N. due to a line break. The discharge flowed into a below open canal.
2020-06-10 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On June 10, approximately 200 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility due to a line break. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-06-11 Wastewater Discharge Notification On June 11, approximately 300 gallons of wastewater was discharged at a private manhole at the 116th block of 5th St. N. due to blockage in the line. The discharge flowed into a storm drain.
2020-06-17 Wastewater Discharge Notification On June 17, approximately 200 gallons of wastewater was discharged at a manhole at 4th Ave. S. and 10th St. S. due to blockage of grease and rags in the line. The discharge flowed into Brooker Creek and the site was disinfected.
2020-06-21 Wastewater Discharge Notification On June 21, approximately 15 gallons of wastewater was discharged at the intersections of 49th St. and 32nd Ave. N. due to blockage of grease and rags in the line. The site was disinfected.
2020-07-04 Wastewater Discharge Notification On July 4, approximately 25 gallons of wastewater was discharged at a manhole on the 3800 block of 66th St. N. due to blockage of grease and rags in the line. The site was cleaned and disinfected.
2020-07-07 Wastewater Discharge Notification On July 7, approximately 10 gallons of wastewater was discharged at a manhole on the 3800 block of 66th St. N. due to blockage of grease and rags in the line. The site was cleaned and disinfected.
2020-07-14 Wastewater Discharge Notification On July 14, approximately 10 gallons of wastewater was discharged from a private cleanout at the intersections of 18th St. and 9th Ave. N. due to blockage of grease and rags in the line.
2020-07-27 Partially-Treated Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On July 27, approximately 25,000 gallons of partially-treated reclaimed water was discharged at the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility due to a tank overflow. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-08-02 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On August 3, approximately 2,000 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 170 block of 74th Circle NE. due to a line break. The discharge flowed to the storm drain and to the retention pond in the center of the Harbor Isle neighborhood.
2020-08-12 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On August 12, approximately 58,560 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 1500 block of Brightwaters Blvd. NE. due to a line break by a fencing contractor. The majority of the discharge ran along the curb to a drainage inlet at Baypoint Dr. NE.
2020-08-12 Wastewater Discharge Notification On August 12, approximately 25 gallons of wastewater was discharged from a manhole at the 2300 block of 31 St. N. due to grease in the line. Approximately 5 gallons flowed to the storm drain. The site was cleaned and disinfected.
2020-08-13 Wastewater Discharge Notification On August 13, approximately 100 gallons of wastewater was discharged at Lift Station 35 due to a line break. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-08-19 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On August 19, approximately 50 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to a corroded drain cap. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-08-20 Return Activated Sludge Discharge Notification On August 20, approximately 100 gallons of return activated sludge was discharged at the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility due to a tank overflow. The discharge was contained on site and was disinfected.
2020-09-11 Reclaimed Water & Waste Sludge Discharge Notification On September 11, approximately 10 gallons of reclaimed water mixed with sludge was discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to a power outage. The discharge was contained on site and was disinfected.
2020-09-18 Wastewater Discharge Notification On September 18, approximately 5 gallons of wastewater was discharged at the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility due to a manhole overflow. The discharge was contained on site and was disinfected.
2020-09-21 Reclaimed Water Mixture Discharge Notification On September 21, approximately 10 gallons of reclaimed water mixed with sand and grit was discharged at the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility due to an overflowed berm at the drying pad. The discharge was contained on site and was disinfected.
2020-09-23 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On September 23, approximately 750 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility due to punctured hose by a contractor. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-09-25 Wastewater Discharge Notification On September 25, approximately 30 gallons of wastewater was discharged from a manhole at the 5600 block of Burlington Ave. N. due to grease in the line. The site was cleaned and disinfected.
2020-10-21 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On October 21, approximately 100 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-10-31 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On October 31, approximately 100 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to water left in the line during valve replacement by a contractor. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-11-12 SWWRF Discharge Notification On November 12, approximately 500 gallons of clarifier drain was discharged at the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility due to an open drain valve. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-11-12 Partially-treated Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On November 12, approximately 2,000 gallons of partially-treated reclaimed water was discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to wet weather conditions. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-11-12 Partially-treated Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On November 12, approximately 300 gallons of partially-treated reclaimed water was discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to a backwash tank overflow from wet weather conditions. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-11-13 Permit Violation Notification Violation Date(s): 11/13/20, Water Reclamation Facility: Northwest Water Reclamation Facility, Max Daily Turbidity: 2.07 NTU, Total Suspended Solids (TSS) Grab: 24.0 ppm, Follow-Up TSS Test Results: <.50 ppm on 11/13/20 at 16:40
2020-11-13 Permit Violation Notification Violation Date(s): 11/13/20, Water Reclamation Facility: Northeast Water Reclamation Facility, Max Daily Turbidity: 1.6 NTU, Total Suspended Solids (TSS) Grab: 8.8 ppm, Follow-Up TSS Test Results: <.50 ppm on 11/13/20 at 16:30
2020-11-17 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On November 17, approximately 15 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility due to a line break. The discharge was contained on site.
2020-11-24 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On November 24, approximately 7,560 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 600 block of Brightwaters Blvd. NE. due to a line break by a contractor. Approximately 7,000 gallons ran into the drainage inlet that flows to Tampa Bay.
2020-11-30 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On November 30, approximately 8,900 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 700 block of Brightwaters Blvd. NE. due to a line break by a contractor.
2020-12-02 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On December 2, approximately 7,400 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 200 block of Alora St. NE. due to a line break by a contractor. Approximately 6,000 gallons ran into a storm drain leading to Tampa Bay.
2020-12-02 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On December 2, approximately 8,000 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 1400 block of 73rd Cir. NE. due to a line break. Approximately 7,000 gallons flowed to Harbor Iles Lake.
2020-12-10 Wastewater Discharge Notification On December 10, approximately 20 gallons of wastewater was discharged from a manhole at the intersection of 10th Ave. and 6 St. S. due to a grease blockage in the line. The site was cleaned and disinfected.
2020-12-11 Wastewater Discharge Notification On December 11, approximately 100 gallons of sewage was discharged due to a grease blockage at a private apartment complex. Approx. 80 gallons discharged on site, and 20 to a nearby retention pond.
2020-12-13 Wastewater Discharge Notification On December 13, approximately 20 gallons of wastewater was discharged due to a grease blockage at the intersetion of 41st St. and 34th Ave. N. Approximately 15 gallons discharged on site, and 20 to a nearby catch basin.
2020-12-17 Wastewater Discharge Notification On December 17, approximately 375 gallons of raw sewage was discharged due to a bypass pump hose split at Lift Station 14, 5002 Shore Acres Blvd NE. Vactors are on site and clean up underway.
2020-12-20 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On December 20, approximately 4,000 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 2000 block of Pallanza Dr. S. due to a failed service connection. The discharge flowed to Lake Maggiore.
2020-12-21 Wastewater Discharge Notification On December 21, approximately 50 gallons of wastewater was discharged at a manhole on Oak St. between 21st and 22nd Ave. SE. due to a blockage caused by grease. The site has been cleaned and disinfected. Approximately 5 gallons was discharged to Coffee Pot Bayou.
2020-12-25 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On December 25, approximately 2,793 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Southwest Reclamation Plant. The spill was contained in the storm drain system, the yard and the curbline along the street.
2020-12-25 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On December 25, approximately 30 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northwest Reclamation Plant. The spill was contained on site.
2021-02-03 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On Feb. 3, approximately 50 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the Northeast Reclamation Plant. The spill was contained on site.
2021-02-08 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 300 gallons of wastewater has been discharged on Carillon Pkwy. between Lake Carillon and Newbury Pl. N. due to the force main being hit by a contractor. The site was cleaned and disinfected. Approximately 100 gallons flowed to a nearby stormwater pond.
2021-02-13 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification Approximately 500 gallons of reclaimed water has been discharged at the Northeast Reclaimation Facility. It was contained on site.
2021-02-17 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 15 gallons of wastewater has been discharged from a manhole at the 900 block of 6th St. S. due to a blockage of grease. The discharge was contained on site and the area was disinfected.
2021-02-23 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification Approximately 5 gallons of reclaimed water has been discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to a leak at the hose bib threads. The discharge was contained on site.
2021-03-03 Partially-Treated Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 2 gallons of partially treated effluent material has been discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility. The discharge was contained on site.
2021-03-04 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 300 gallons of wastewater has been discharged due to a force main line break at Dr. Martin Luther King St. South and 21st Ave. The discharge did not make it to the stormwater drain and was contained on site. No surface water was impacted and repair is underway.
2021-03-07 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification Approximately 3,000 gallons of reclaimed water has been discharged at the 2000 block of Hawaii Ave. NE. due to a reclaimed water main line break. Approximately 2,800 gallons flowed to Venetian Isles.
2021-03-08 Partially-Treated Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification Approximately 1,200 gallons of partially-treated effluent water has been discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to a faulty valve.
2021-03-18 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification Approximately 20 gallons of reclaimed water has been discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to a line break. The discharge was contained on site.
2021-03-22 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification Approximately 200 gallons of reclaimed water has been discharged at the Northeast Water Reclamation Facility due to a line break. The discharge was contained on site.
2021-03-27 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 50 gallons of wastewater has been discharged from a manhole at the intersection of 66th St. S. and 1st Ave. S. The site was cleaned and disinfected.
2021-04-28 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification Approximately 6,930 gallons of reclaimed water has been discharged at the intersection of 65th Ave. S. and 28th St. S. due to a line break.
2021-05-24 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 10 gallons of wastewater has been discharged from a manhole at the 5900 block of Dartmouth Ave. N. due to a blockage caused by grease and wipes. The site has been cleaned and disinfected.
2021-05-29 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 500 gallons of wastewater has been discharged in Azalea Park about 300 feet north of 13th Ave. and 72nd St. due to an air release valve failure on the Force Main. ARV is turned off and area is being cleaned.
2021-06-04 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 100 gallons of wastewater has been discharged from a manhole at the intersection of 36th Ave. and 66th Way N. due to a grease blockage. The site has been cleaned and disinfected. Approximately 20 gallons flowed to Miles Creek.
2021-06-12 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 30 gallons of wastewater has been discharged from a manhole at the 400 block of 6th St. S. due to a grease blockage. Wastewater was flowing out of the manhole, spreading out in the parking lot, where it was contained.
2021-07-02 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 20 gallons of wastewater was discharged at a lift station located at 601 8th Ave. SE. due to a valve failing to properly seat. The discharge was contained on site and the area has been cleaned and disinfected.
2021-07-04 Wastewater Discharge Notification Approximately 90 gallons of wastewater was discharged from a manhole located at the intersection of 8th St. and 31st Ave. N. due to a blockage of grease. Approximately 15 gallons traveled to a storm drain. The site has been cleaned and disinfected.
2021-07-17 Wastewater Discharge Notification On July 17, 2021, approximately 100 gallons of wastewater was discharged from a manhole located at the 600 block of 41st St. N. Approximately 25 gallons were vacuumed, and approximately 75 gallons went into a nearby retention pond.
2021-07-19 Wastewater Discharge Notification REVISED 7/23/21: Between July 13-19, a mechanical failure led to approximately 3,500 gallons of wastewater being discharged from the LS 13 Force Main under the bridge on 31st Ave. NE. just east of Maple St. NE. Approximately 3,500 gallons were discharged into Smacks Bayou. Hard surfaces that were exposed have been disinfected and signs have been placed.
2021-07-29 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On July 29, 2021, approximately 21,800 of reclaimed water was discharged into Boca Ciega Bay, and 200 gallons into a storm drain, due to a water main break.
2021-08-01 Wastewater Discharge Notification On Aug. 1, 2021, approximately 50 gallons of wastewater was discharged from a force main located at the intersection of 99th Ave. N. and 2nd St. due to a faulty valve. The area has been cleaned and disinfected.
2021-08-04 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On Aug. 4, 2021, approximately 5,000 gallons of fully treated reclaimed water was discharged into Bayou Grande and the Venetian Isle Canal located on the 2000 Block of Illinois Avenue NE due to a service saddle failure. Crews will have the repair complete today.
2021-08-04 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On Aug. 4, 2021, approximately 1,150 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged into Coffee Pot Bayou, and 500 gallons was contained on site at the 100 block of Riviera Way NA. due to a water main break.
2021-08-07 Digested Sludge Discharge Notification On Aug. 7, 2021, approximately 30 gallons of digested sludge was discharged at the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility due. The site has been cleaned and disinfected.
2021-08-08 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On Aug. 8, 2021, approximately 605,102 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged into Lake Maggiore due to a break in the reclaimed water main at the 3200 block of 22nd St. S. Repairs are being made.
2021-08-11 Wastewater Discharge Notification On Aug. 11, 2021, approximately 50 gallons of wastewater was discharged at the 2100 block of 72nd St. N. due to a leaking air release valve. The discharge was contained on site and the site has been cleaned and disinfected.
2021-08-23 Wastewater Discharge - Update Update to 8.22.2021 Preliminary Notification: The discharge was a leak of St. Pete Beach wastewater which was being pumped to St. Pete for treatment. The discharge was approximately 95,500 gallons and approximately 70,500 made it to surface water. The City of St. Petersburg is working closely with St. Pete Beach to mitigate impacts to St. Pete citizens. Water quality sampling is being performed in cooperation with St. Pete Beach. Signage will remain in place until water quality results indicate the water is safe. Residents should avoid contact with water in and around Boca Ciega Bay at Central Ave. and Sunset Park.
2021-08-24 Reclaimed Water Discharge Notification On Aug. 24, 2021, approximately 3,315 gallons of reclaimed water was discharged at the 6400 block of 22nd Ave. N. due to a line break. Approximately 315 gallons flowed to a nearby storm drain.
2021-08-26 Wastewater Discharge Notification On August 26, approximately 2,000 gallons of wastewater was discharged on the 122nd block of 28th Street. At the time, the incorrect address was communicated, so staff did not find the discharge. Follow up reports on the 26th provided the correct address, and city staff responded and cleaned the leak.
2021-08-31 Wastewater Discharge Notification On August 31, approximately 500 gallons of wastewater was discharged at the 10th block of 57th Ave. N. due to a manhole overflow from grease. Approximately 150 gallons flowed to a storm system connected to the 54th Ave. ditch. The site has been cleaned and disinfected.
2021-09-04 Wastewater Discharge Notification On September 4, approximately 250 gallons of wastewater was discharged at the 60th block of Sun Blvd. S. from a manhole and had spilled into a private storm system at Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club.
2021-09-15 Wastewater Discharge Notification On September 15, approximately 200 gallons of wastewater was discharged from private property at the 21st block of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. St. S. The site was cleaned and disinfected.
2021-09-26 Wastewater Discharge Notification On September 26, approximately 260 gallons of wastewater was discharged at an air release valve manhole at the intersection of Anastasia Way S. and Cumbia Way S. The site was cleaned and disinfected. Approximately 150 gallons flowed to the golf course stormwater ponds.