Excessive algae cause major spills in Arlington
ARLINGTON, Ga. (WALB) - In August, excessive algae caused two major effluent discharge spills in Arlington, according to city officials.
The first happened on Aug. 9 and the second happened on Aug. 25.
The Aug. 9 spill was 30,000 gallons and the Aug. 25 spill was 33,000 gallons.
“The city is unclogging the filter and replacing backwash pipes to eliminate backwash mixing with the effluent discharge,” city officials said Monday.
Copyright 2022 WALB. All rights reserved.