WHOM TO CALL:
Village of Wimberley- 512-847-0025
TPWD - 512-389-4848
Kills and spills team 24-hour communication center
GBRA - 1-800-413-5822.
Direct number is 830-379-5822 extension is 259.
After hours call either number and dial extension 241 to get the 24 hour operator.
Hays County - 512-353-4955
Hays County Environmental Health Department
State of Texas - 1-800-832-8224
Environmental Release Hotline or the Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Regional Office, Monday through Friday 8 to 5.
TCEQ -(24-Hours) - 512-239-2507 or 512-463-7727.
Federal National Response Center (NRC) 1-800-424-8802
(Notification of the National Response Center does not constitute notice to the state).
Wimberley Valley Watershed Association - 512-847-1582
David Baker - 512-785-8950 (Cell)
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INFORMATION TO REPORT
When making a telephone report of a spill or pollution complaint, it will be helpful if the following information is available:
- The date and time of the spill or release;
- The identity or chemical name of material released or spilled as well as whether the substance is an extremely hazardous substance;
- An estimate of the quantity of material released or spilled and the time or duration of the event;
- The exact location of the spill, including the name of the waters involved or threatened, and/or other medium or media affected by the release or spill;
- The source of the release or spill;
- The name, address, and telephone number of the party in charge of, or responsible for, the facility, vessel, or activity associated with the release or spill;
- The extent of actual and potential water pollution;
- The party at the release or spill site, who is in charge of operations at the site;
- The telephone number of this party;
- The steps being taken or proposed to contain and clean up the released or spilled material and any precautions taken to minimize impacts including evacuation;
- The extent of injuries, if any;
- Any known or anticipated health risks associated with the incident and, where appropriate, advice regarding medical attention necessary for exposed individuals;
- Possible hazards to the environment (air, soil, water, wildlife, etc.). This assessment may include references to accepted chemical databases, material safety data sheets, and health advisories;
- Estimated or measured concentrations of a contaminant may be requested by the TCEQ for the state's hazard assessment; and, identity of governmental and/or private sector representatives responding on-scene.
We urge you to become a member of WVWA and
join our efforts as we try to ensure a clean and safe environment for future generations.