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Northlake Way Bunker C Seepage; Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA | 2019-Feb-02

Initial Notification: February 02, 2019, 1015 PST - NOAA ERD was contacted by USCG Sector Puget Sound responding to Bunker C leaching into North Lake Union as a result of a burst water main and subsequent flushing of previously contaminated soil. The source (water leak) is secured and initial estimates of total volume of Bunker C entering the lake was said to be around 20-30 gallons. No products are requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 47° 38.85′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 20.43′ West