Spill has been contained, citizens asked to refrain from swimming and fishing in Reece Creek until further notice
KILLEEN, Texas (June 5, 2023) – The City of Killeen has contained a sewage leak at Reece Creek caused by the rupture of a domestic force main pipe. Crews responded at 5:30p.m. on June 4 and conducted a thorough inspection in the area southeast of Texas A&M Central Texas, which is adjacent to Reece Creek where the sewage was entering.
City staff has worked continuously since the discovery and are working closely with environmental agencies and additional contractors to resolve the leak. This spill is contained, however, crews will be sampling the site until all test results return in the clear.
Please see attached for containment and Texas Commission on Environmental quality (TCEQ) precautionary information, along with additional details.