Operational Update 2019-04-06 07:00 a.m.

Operational Update

No overflight due to visibility – All information current as of 7 a.m.


Tank Farm Status

  • 10 tanks secure
  • 1 tank with xylene, 1 tank with naphtha targeted for removal
  • 3 tanks with base oil (low risk) targeted for future removal

Water Response

  • 138,600 feet boom deployed
  • Eastern-leading edge: near Peggy Lake
  • Western-leading edge: Sam Houston Parkway
  • 100,643 barrels product recovered from water
  • 127,457 barrels product recovered from tank farm
  • 106 skimmers
  • 30 vacuum trucks


Wildlife

(confirmed deceased)

  • 4 red-eared slider turtles
  • 5 opossum
  • 13 birds
  • 17 fish