WTOH
614.334.1231
info@wtoh.us
         December 4, 2022


HOMEspacer | ABOUT spacer | MAPSspacer | NEWS TIPS? spacer | FREE WATER ALERTS spacer SIGN-UPspacer |LOGIN


2022/9/5 Spills


Ohio Spills Report Week of September 19 to 25
60 000 gallons of wastewater released in Tuscarawas River watershed; 100 gallons xylene dimethylbenzene spill in Tuscarawas River watershed; unknown amount of mercury spilled in Upper Scioto watershed; fish kill reported in St.Marys River watershed, Lake Erie West

Contents - Click on location links for more

Ohio Spills Report Sept 19th-25th, 2022. 1

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (8) 3

1a Grand River Watershed (1) 3

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (1) 3

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (3) 3

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (7) 3

2a Huron – Vermillion Rivers Watershed (0) 3

2b Sandusky River Watershed (0) 3

2c  Blanchard River Watershed (1) 3

2d  Cedar-Portage Rivers Watershed (3) 4

2e  Auglaize River Watershed (0) 4

2f  Lower Maumee River Watershed (0) 4

2g Upper Wabash River Watershed (1) 4

2h St. Marys River Watershed (1) 4

2i  Upper Maumee River Watershed (1) 4

2j Tiffin River Watershed (0) 4

2k St. Joseph River (0) 4

3 Ohio River Tributaries (4) 4

3a Shenango River Watershed (0) 4

3b Mahoning River Watershed (0) 4

3c Little Beaver River Watershed (1) 4

3d Wheeling Creek Watershed (0) 4

3e Shade River Watershed (0) 5

3f Hocking River Watershed (2) 5

3g Raccoon-Symmes River Watershed (0) 5

3h Brush-White Oak Watershed (0) 5

3i  Laughery Watershed (1) 5

  1. Muskingum River Watershed (9) 5

4a Tuscarawas River Watershed (3) 5

4b Wills Creek Watershed (0) 5

4c Little Muskingum River Watershed (0) 5

4d Mohican River Watershed (2) 5

4e Walhonding River Watershed (1) 6

4f Licking River Watershed (0) 6

4g Muskingum River Watershed (3) 6

  1. Scioto River Watershed (5) 6

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (4) 6

5b Paint Creek Watershed (1) 6

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (0) 6

5d Little Scioto Watershed (0) 6

  1. Great Miami River Watershed (6) 7

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (2) 7

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (3) 7

6c Little Miami River Watershed (1) 7

 

Listing spills reported to the Ohio EPA, including but not limited to the following: 

  • 40 gallons or more of petroleum product
  • toxic chemical materials, corrosives spills of any amount
  • all spills impacting water

Spills marked with asterisk * are followed up with Ohio EPA authorities for additional information on the clean-up and recovery, including notices of violation and charges under State environmental statutes, and federal charges under the Clean Water Act. See Ohio CrimeBox for more information on criminal prosecutions under the CWA.

Watershed Area

Petroleum Products

Toxic/Unknown

Impacting Water

South Erie

 

 

 

West Erie

 

 

 

Ohio River Tribs

 

 

 

Muskingum River

 

 

 

Scioto River

 

 

 

Miami River

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (8)

1a Grand River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 19, unknown amounts of black material reported spiled in Bristol Township (Trumbull). File#1432.

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (1)

  • Sept 11, unknown amounts of sewage sludge reported spilled in Cleveland (Cuyahoga). Spill#1386

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (3)

  • Sept 14, unknown amounts of hydraulic oil reported spilled in Macedonia (Summit). File#1405.
  • Sept 18, 275 gallons of fuel oil reported spilled in Ravenna Township (Portage). Unnamed waterbody affected. *
  • Sept 14, rainbow sheen reported in Macedonia (Summit). Unnamed waterbody affected. Spill#1407. *

1d Black River Rocky River Watershed (3)

  • Sept 19, unknown amounts of trade name mixture reported spilled in Cleveland (Cuyahoga). Rocky River waterbody impacted. Spill#1433. *
  • Sept 17, rainbow sheen reported in Beaver Creek, Lorain (Lorain). Spill#1426. *
  • Sept 18, unknown amounts of motor oil reported spilled in Austintown Township (Mahoning). Spill#1427.

 

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (7)

2a Huron – Vermillion Rivers Watershed (0)

2b Sandusky River Watershed (0)

2c  Blanchard River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 19, unknown amounts of coolant reported spilled in Bluffton (Hancock). Riley Creek affected. Spill#1429. *

2d  Cedar-Portage Rivers Watershed (3)

  • Sept 13, unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled in Jerusalem Township (Lucas). Spill#1401.
  • Sept 19, 75 gallons of transformer oil reported spilled in Troy Township (Wood). 75-gallons recovered. Spill#1428.
  • Sept 13, unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled in Benton Township (Ottawa). Spill#1397.

2e  Auglaize River Watershed (0)

2f  Lower Maumee River Watershed (0)

2g Upper Wabash River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 15, unknown amounts of leachate reported spilled in Butler Township (Mercer). Spill#1409.

2h St. Marys River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 20, fish kill reported along with an oil spill report of unknown volume and type not specified in Minster (Auglaize). File#1437. Waterbody not noted.

2i  Upper Maumee River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 12, unknown amounts of gasoline reported spilled in Wauseon (Fulton). Spill#1394.

2j Tiffin River Watershed (0)

2k St. Joseph River (0)

 

3 Ohio River Tributaries (4)

3a Shenango River Watershed (0)

3b Mahoning River Watershed (0)

3c Little Beaver River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 20, unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled in Hanover Township (Columbiana). Spill#1441.

3d Wheeling Creek Watershed (0)

 

3e Shade River Watershed (0)

 

3f Hocking River Watershed (2)

  • Sept 12, unknown amounts of battery acid reported spilled in Lancaster (Fairfield). 1 gallon recovered. Spill#1393.
  • Sept 17, unknown amounts of diesel fuel, hydraulic oil, motor oil with rainbow sheen reported in Rush Creek Township (Fairfield). Unnamed waterbody affected. 1 gallon of oil recovered. Spill#1422. *

 

3g Raccoon-Symmes River Watershed (0)

3h Brush-White Oak Watershed (0)

3i  Laughery Watershed (1)

  • Sept 19, 50 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in West Chester Township (Butler). Spill#1430.

 

4. Muskingum River Watershed (9)

4a Tuscarawas River Watershed (3)

  • Sept 17, 100 gallons of xylene/dimethylbenzene (C6H10) reported spilled in Dover Township (Tuscarawas). 90-gallons recovered. File#1421*
  • Sept 19, unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled in Canton (Stark). File#1434.
  • Sept 11, unknown amounts of diesel fuel and motor oil reported spilled in Fox Township (Carroll). 10-gallons of motor oil recovered. Spill#1390.

4b Wills Creek Watershed (0)

4c Little Muskingum River Watershed (0)

4d Mohican River Watershed (2)

  • Sept 16, 50 gallons of unknown material reported spilled in Plain Township (Wayne). Spill#1415.
  • Sept 15, unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled in Richland Township (Belmont). Spill#1411.

4e Walhonding River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 15, unknown amounts of gasoline and motor oil reported spilled in Howard Township (Knox). Unnamed waterbody affected. Spill#1413.

4f Licking River Watershed (0)

4g Muskingum River Watershed (3)

  • Sept 20, unknown amounts of oil crude reported spilled in Jackson Township (Noble). 5-gallons recovered. Big Run waterbody affected. Spill#1438. *
  • Sept 12, 60000 gallons of wastewater reported spilled in Zanesville (Muskingum). Unnamed waterbody affected. Spill#1391. *
  • Sept 13, unknown amounts of diesel fuel and motor oil reported spilled in Hopewell Township (Muskingum). Unnamed waterbody affected. Spill#1402. *

 

5. Scioto River Watershed (5)

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (4)

  • Sept 16, 50 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Jackson Township (Franklin). 48-gallons recovered. Spill#1416
  • Sept 14, rainbow sheen reported in Big Walnut Creek, Blendon Township (Franklin). Spill#1406. *
  • Sept 13, unknown amounts of foam and trade name mixture reported spilled in Orange Township (Delaware). 1 gallon of trade name mixture recovered. Spill#1403.
  • Sept 12, unknown amounts of mercury reported spilled in Upper Arlington (Franklin). Spill#1395.

5b Paint Creek Watershed (1)

  • Sept 20, unknown amounts of petroleum oil reported spilled in Richland Township (Clinton). File#1440.

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (0)

5d Little Scioto Watershed (0)

 

6. Great Miami River Watershed (6)

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (2)

  • Sept 16, unknown amounts of gasoline reported spilled in Springfield (Clark). Spill#1419.
  • Sept 18, unknown amounts of transformer oil reported spilled in Moorefield Township (Clark). Spill#1425.

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (3)

  • Sept 16, 50 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Whitewater Township (Hamilton). Spill#1418.
  • Sept 16, unknown amounts of diesel fuel spill reported in New Lebanon (Montgomery). Spill#1417.
  • Sept 12, unknown amounts of oil (petroleum not specified) reported spilled with rainbow sheen visible in Great Miami River at in Dayton (Montgomery). 500 gallons of petroleum recovered. Spill#1396. *

6c Little Miami River Watershed (1)

  • Sept 13, unknown amounts of blue material and sediment reported spilled in Stonelick Township (Clermont). Patterson Run waterbody affected. Spill#1399.

 









All rights reserved 2022 - WTOH - This material may not be reproduced in whole or in part and may not be distributed,
publicly performed, proxy cached or otherwise used, except with express permission.