Glycol spill cleanup underway in Vail Village

20th March, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Vail fire and work crews quickly corralled a small glycol spill Friday afternoon.About 4 p.m. Friday, crews responded to call reporting a leak in Vail’s snowmelt system. A 17-year-old pipe developed a leak on East Meadow Drive near the pedestrian entry to the Vail Village parking garage, across from the Covered Bridge.Between 250 and 500 gallons of propylene glycol spilled. Fire Chief Mark Novak says an unknown quantity entered a nearby storm drain that empties into Gore Creek.Crews worked with responders from Vail’s public works department to create a containment area. The leak was isolated by 4:30 p.m.Propylene …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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