WALNUT CREEK, CA (May 12, 2022) — On Monday, May 9, 2022, the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) received a report about a potential illicit discharge within the Walnut Creek channel.
Witnesses observed the reported discharge north of Civic Park in Walnut Creek, near Civic Drive and Arroyo Way. The District is currently working with the incident response team from the Contra Costa Health Services Hazardous Materials Program to investigate and identify the possible nature and source of the reported discharge. They also want to mitigate and contain the discharge.
The district will continue to work with their partners to investigate this matter and take appropriate steps to mitigate any issues identified.
They will release more details as they become available.
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