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Sodium Hypochlorite Drums, Buffalo Bayou

Tidal Rd, Houston, TX 77015, USA | 2018-Feb-23

Initial Notification: On February 23, 2018, two 55 gallon drums of sodium hypochlorite 12.5% solution were dropped into Buffalo Bayou when a pallet broke during loading operations. Drums reported to be intact, divers will salvage. NOAA SSC provided hazmat information to Sector Houston-Galveston IMD.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:Sodium Hypochlorite 12.5% solution
Total amount at risk of spill: 110 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 44.40′ North
Longitude (approximate): 95° 7.05′ West