The crash occurred on Tuesday morning near the city’s wastewater-treatment facility
A tractor-trailer that overturned into a ditch on Mission Flats Road on Tuesday morning did not release any hazardous materials, according to B.C.’s Ministry of Environment.
“It was carrying aluminum sulfate,” ministry spokesman David Karn told KTW. “There’s been no release. Crews are dealing with it.”
Aluminum sulfate is a chemical compound mainly used as a coagulating agent in the purification of drinking water and wastewater-treatment plants. It is also used in paper manufacturing.
The compound is known to be a skin and eye irritant and can be corrosive.
The truck overturned near the city’s wastewater-treatment facility.
Cleanup crews were on scene of the incident early Tuesday afternoon. No injuries were reported.