Operational Update 2019-04-07 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

  • 147,300 feet boom deployed
  • Eastern-leading edge: near Peggy Lake
  • Western-leading edge: Sam Houston Parkway
  • 110,070 barrels product recovered from water
  • 153,980 barrels product recovered from tank farm
  • 119 skimmers
  • 32 vacuum trucks

Wildlife

(confirmed deceased)

  • 5 red-eared slider turtles
  • 5 opossum
  • 15 birds
  • 18 fish