Manure Manager

Features Applications Beef
NY manure spill caused by faulty pipe


September 8, 2010
By The Auburn Citizen

Topics

September 7, 2010, Owasco,
NY — A faulty section of pipe is to blame for a 7,000-gallon manure spill from
Skaneateles’ Twin Birch Dairy into a tributary of Dutch Hollow Brook, according
to Owasco Lake Watershed inspector Jessica Miles.
September 7, 2010, Owasco,
NY — A faulty section of pipe is to blame for a 7,000-gallon manure spill from
Skaneateles’ Twin Birch Dairy into a tributary of Dutch Hollow Brook, according
to Owasco Lake Watershed inspector Jessica Miles.

During a progress report
to the Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency, Miles said a PVC pipe
leading from the farm’s anaerobic digester to a storage lagoon was not suited
to handle the extremes in temperature and pressure that were exerted of it.

Click here to read more.


Print this page

Related



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*