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Fish-Kill in Williams Park Pond

October 24, 2022

Results from Water Sample Tests
 
Soon after notifying the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife about the fish-kill, the City retained an environmental testing firm.  Personnel collected water samples from three locations where the City first observed possible contamination.
     
In two of the three sample locations, analysis indicated the presence of two solvents that exceeded EPA reporting limits for non-potable surface water.  Acetone was noted  in two  locations, and Methyl ethyl ketone was noted in one location.  The presence of chemicals above EPA reporting limits was not shown in the third testing location.  These findings have been forwarded to both state agencies.  The City continues to work cooperatively with these agencies on remediation efforts, and City staff continues to monitor aquatic life in Williams Pond and the originally impacted sections of Turtle Creek.  More testing is a possibility, in part because of additional concerns about ongoing water oxygenation levels.  Some remediation should occur naturally, as recent rainfall flows through the creek and pond. 
 
Original Post - September 28

Fishing in Williams Park Pond and the nearby portion of Turtle Creek is not advised at this time.  Yesterday, September 27, the City notified the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Texas Parks and Wildlife (Kill and Spills Division) about a fish-kill in the pond at Williams Park. The City reached out to those agencies just hours after the conditions were first observed.  The impacted area involves the fork of Turtle Creek on the western edge of Goar Park, and runs south of the pond in the section of the creek that flows through the Town of Highland Park. The City is working with the State and Town in an effort to determine the cause of the incident, and lab tests will be conducted as part of that process.