Because of the recent rainfall, the City of Temple’s wastewater collection system has experienced a significant overflow, the wastewater caused the discharge into the park area affecting The Lion's Park area.

City of Temple residents should not experience any interruption of water services.

The Spill occurred at 4320 Lion's Park Road.

Approximately 100,000 gallons of wastewater.

Here are the locations:

Cumulative approximately 100,000 gallons

2400 blk of S. 61st Street

4209 Ermine Trl

2808 Brykerwood

1600 blk S 57th & Ave P

4400 Blk Antelope Trl

3813 Loop Dr

924 N 4th St (Jackson Park)

4105 Hickory Rd


 The City of Temple notified the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, per

regulation. City crews have mobilized to pump the contained discharge water back into

to the wastewater collection system for proper wastewater treatment. In addition, crews

will remove all debris and properly dis-infectant the affected area.


The city of Temple is also advising the public to avoid contact with waste material, soil, or water in the area potentially affected by the spill. If you do come in contact with the water potentially affected by the spill, they should bathe and wash clothes thoroughly as soon as possible.

People who use private drinking water supply wells located within 1/2-mile of the spill site or within the potentially affected area should use only water that has been distilled or boiled at a rolling boil for at least one minute for all personal uses including drinking, cooking, bathing, and tooth brushing. Individuals with private water wells should have their well water tested and disinfected, if necessary, prior to discontinuing distillation or boiling.

Via Aaron Savage TSM
Via Aaron Savage TSM

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