City of Amarillo contains spill at Hollywood Road Wastewater Treatment Facility

Published: Sep. 21, 2023 at 3:27 PM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The City of Amarillo has contained a wastewater spill at the Hollywood Road Wastewater Treatment Facility.

The spill happened Wednesday evening and released 275,000 gallons of partially treated wastewater into the playa lake at Hollywood Road.

The city disinfected the lake by adding chlorine tablets into the playa.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is working with the city to minimize environmental impacts.