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Facility Name: Vergennes    
Caller Name And Title: Rick Chaput, Chief Operator    
Municipality: Vergennes    
Location (street or site): MacDonough Drive Pump Station    
Incident Start Date: 08/04/2015    
Incident End Date: 08/04/2015    
Incident Start End Times: 12:00 N - 4:00 PM    
Estimated Duration Of Event: 4 hours    
Nature Of Incident: Authorized Wet Weather CSO Overflow    
Estimated Volume (gallons): 48600    
Cause Of Discharge: High Flows    
Type Of Obstruction:    
Point Of Discharge: Combined Sewer Overflow Structure    
Corrective Action Taken: The operator responsed immediately. Three pump trucks and a Vactor truck were on site within one hour to pump down the incoming flows and the dry side of the pump station. Both pumps were started at 4:00 PM and ran one full cycle, but pump #1 would not start on the next cycle. An electrician is scheduled to troubleshoot pump #1 on 8/5/2015.    
Waterbody Impacted: Potash Brook & Otter Creek    
Contact Name And Title For Public: Rick Chaput, Chief Operator    
Call Date: 08/05/2015    
WW Staff Called: Liz Dickson    
Type Of Notification: E-Mail    
Public Overflow Report For Web: Y    
Description Of Incident: An intense rain event on August 4, 2015 resulted in high flows to the pump station and an overflow. The dry side of the pump station flooded during the event and the two pumps were flooded and failed. Vergennes' Discharge Permit authorizes Combined Sewer Overflows during storm events from this pump station. The volume reported is the total volume that overflowed.    
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