Operational Update 2019-04-08 07:00 a.m.

Operational Update

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

Tank Farm Status

  • 11 tanks secure
  • 1 tank of naphtha being pumped out
  • Preparing tanks 80-13, 80-14 and 80-15 for cleaning
  • Cleaning secured tanks 80-2 and 80-3
  • 3 tanks with base oil (low risk) targeted for future product removal

Water Response

  • 153,400 feet boom deployed
  • Eastern-leading edge: near Peggy Lake
  • Western-leading edge: Sam Houston Parkway
  • 111,868 barrels product recovered from water
  • 157,626 barrels product recovered from tank farm
  • 105 skimmers
  • 42 vacuum trucks

Wildlife

(confirmed deceased)

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