[Fosc] Creek is rushing
Karen Paulsell via Fosc
fosc at lists.sausalcreek.org
Mon Oct 24 17:58:38 PDT 2016
Stan says they didn't show up for 1/2 hour, that's a lot of chloramine
down the drain. I haven't a clue how long it took to get it stopped.
The shots on the news were incredible, a 16" pipe carries a lot of
water! Egads, where is the kayak?
I went by late Saturday, the EBMUD sandbags and the orange mesh covering
was still over the only storm drain inlet I saw. I think those mesh
coverings have pockets for big chloramine neutralizer tablets, but did
not check to see if they were installed.
There were a bunch of trucks flood/fire company clean-up trucks at one
of the private properties on Montana St. And a lot of silt here and
there on the streets.
Someone from one of the little dead-end streets near Wood Park said that
EBMUD was down in the creek later the day of the break, checking under
rocks to see if the aquatic insects had been impacted, they said things
okay. I'll believe if/when Kathleen confirms it!
On 10/24/2016 3:58 PM, Elizabeth Dougherty via Fosc wrote:
> Very good question.
> Syncing with the HydroCycle,
> We're probably known around the Universe as that really noisy blue
> planet where everybody pees in their water.
> /Will Durst/
> Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty
> Director, Wholly H2O
>> On Oct 21, 2016, at 11:42 AM, Ralph Kanz via Fosc
>> <fosc at lists.sausalcreek.org <mailto:fosc at lists.sausalcreek.org>> wrote:
>> Has EBMUD put out the chloramine neutralizer? This could cause death
>> to aquatic organisms downstream, as has been seen in previous leaks.
>> Ralph Kanz
>> On 10/21/2016 9:52 AM, Kimra McAfee via Fosc wrote:
>>> Hi Friends of Sausal Creek,
>>> Stan Dodson sent Michelle and me this photo at 7:44 a.m. taken at
>>> Dimond Ave. and Montana St. showing the results of a water main break:
>>> He called 911, due to the traffic issue, and EBMUD. EBMUD showed up
>>> about a half hour after the call. Thank you to Stan for his quick
>>> action ... and for directing traffic until the police arrived.
>>> FOSC has a guide of who to contact about creek problems at
>>> www.sausalcreek.org <http://www.sausalcreek.org/> > Get in Touch >
>>> Report Creek Issues. But given that our website happens to be down
>>> as I am writing this (as wix.com <http://wix.com> is down), best to
>>> put these numbers in your cell phone:
>>> * Report water main or fire hydrant breaks to EBMUD at (866) 403-2683.
>>> * Report sewer leaks to Oakland Public Works Call Center using
>>> SeeClickFix (http://en.seeclickfix.com/oakland) or by calling
>>> (510) 615-5566.
>>> * Report dumping in progress immediately to 911.
>>> Kimra McAfee, Executive Director
>>> Friends of Sausal Creek
>>> P.O. Box 2737
>>> Oakland, CA 94602
>>> ph: 510.501.FOSC (3672)
>>> e-mail: coordinator at sausalcreek.org <mailto:coordinator at sausalcreek.org>
>>> web: www.sausalcreek.org <http://www.sausalcreek.org/>
>>> Facebook: www.facebook.com/FriendsOfSausalCreek
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>>> On 10/21/2016 8:30 AM, alberta maged via Fosc wrote:
>>>> Friday morning, 8:30 am. Is water being released somewhere upstream? Very loud rushing of water down here in the Fruitvale.
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
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