Manure spilled in Storm Lake

Monday, July 2, 2007

June 28, The Storm Lake Fire and Police Departments responded to the intersection of Flindt Drive and Lakeshore Drive in reference to a manure spill on the roadway.

Upon arrival of public safety personnel, they located areas of diluted manure on the roadway on Lakeshore Drive and Flindt Drive that is believed to have come from a passing truck. The spill was contained to the center of the roadway and no waste reached the storm sewer system.

After consultation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources the Storm Lake Street Department responded and cleaned the area with a street sweeper.

There was no environmental impact, officials said.

Public safety personnel were on scene for approximately 20 minutes and assisted by the Storm Lake Street Department.

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