Truck Spills Sewer Sludge In Tontitown

Posted: April 22, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Nathan Walden, left, and Willy Alexander, both with the Huntsville Water Utilities, use an industrial vacuum truck to clean up human waste Monday along Klenc Road south of U.S. 412 in Tontitown. A truck from Jimmy Jones trucking in Berryville spilled the waste from the city of Huntsville while transporting it to the landfill. The cause of the spill is under investigation by the Arkansas Highway Police.

TONTITOWN -- Drivers should be careful on Klenc Road for the next few days, police said, because a truck spilled sewer sludge on the road Monday morning.

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Tontitown Spills

The last reported spill in Tontitown was Aug. 28, 2012. It was an oil spill in the parking lot at La Bodega Wholesale Foods. The oil flowed across the parking lot and into a storm drain that flows into Brush Creek.

Source: Arkansas Department Of Environmental Quality

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