Governor's Office Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Spill Report

    DATE: 02/26/2024
    TIME: 1215
    RECEIVED BY:
    CONTROL#:
    Cal OES - 24-1180
    NRC -
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
The Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
2. SUBSTANCE TYPE:
2. a. SUBSTANCE:b.QTY:>=<Amount Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1. Human waste, paper and toilet water<2000 Gal(s)SEWAGENoNo
2. = NoNo
3. = NoNo
g. DESCRIPTION: Per the reporting party, during the remodeling of a public area in the above listed Hotel, the sewage line of the rest-room was accidentally connected to the storm water line. This was the cause of this release of sewage containing human waste and tissue paper. The engineering operation team found the tissue paper outside near the storm drain and immediately closed the rest-room. It was determined that the release began on 12/17/2023 and continued until the repair was finished on 01/31/2024. The spill was first observed on 01/24/2024. The plumbing repairs are done, and the release is stopped. They estimated that the rest-room was visited from 25 to 30 times per day for a period of 38 days until it was repaired. The human waste, tissue and sewage water was captured in a collection point. The Premier Project Management Company was responsible for the release. The parent Company of Premier Project Management is called Ashford, and the reporting party stated that they will be sending a final report to the California State Warning Center via email.
h. STOPPAGE/CONTAINMENT:i. WATER INVOLVED: j. WATERWAY:k. DRINKING WATER IMPACTED
Stopped, Not contained, OtherYesStorm DrainNo
Detail for Other: unrecoverable
l. MARITIME VESSEL
No
m. KNOWN IMPACT
None
3. a. INCIDENT LOCATION: 13031 Ritz Carlton Highlands Court
b. CITY:c. COUNTY: d. ZIP:
Truckee
Nevada County96161NORTHERN SIERRA AQMD
4. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION:
a. DATE:b. TIME (Military):c. SITE:d. REPORTED CAUSE
12/17/2024Unknown Other
Description for Other : Hotel
Human Error
e. INJURIESf. FATALITY g. EVACUATIONh. CLEANUP BY:
NoNoNoContractor
6. NOTIFICATION INFORMATION:
a. ON SCENE:b. OTHER ON SCENE: c. OTHER NOTIFIED:
d. ADMIN. AGENCY: Nevada County Environmental Health Departmente. SEC. AGENCY: Placer County Environmental Health
f. ADDITIONAL COUNTY: Placer County g. ADMIN. AGENCY: Placer County Environmental Health
h. NOTIFICATION LIST:
Cal GEM:
RWQCB Unit:

6A
Cal OES Region:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, CDPH-D.O., LANDS, PARKS & REC, Co/WP, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
Photo Attachment:
11. Cal OES Reg.
********* Control No: 24-1180 *********

Created by: Warning Center on: 02/26/2024 12:15:20 PM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 02/26/2024 02:02:38 PM