Response Update April 25, 4 p.m.

Date: 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2020

2020 Valdez Marine Terminal Admin Sump Incident Update

Injuries/Incidents 0 reported
Barrels of oily water recovered 1155 barrels (48,510 gal.)
Total metered oil 590 gal.
Spill contained by boom? Yes
Responders ~240
New wildlife impacts 0
Vessels of opportunity 13
Numerous excavations ongoing to determine flow path

The source of the spill, isolated and secured on Monday, April 13, was a sump located about a quarter-mile uphill from the Valdez Marine Terminal small boat harbor. On water, recovery efforts continue, and the impacted area has decreased by more than two-thirds. Excavations are underway on land to find the flow path from the sump to the harbor. A pipe carrying snow melt and rain water was identified as the outflow of the spill, and a system is now in place to remove the sheen before the water enters the harbor.

Response Update April 25, 345 p.m.