There was a hazardous material spill Monday at the Boneyard Creek in Urbana, IL, officials said.
The incident occurred in the 200 block of South Gregory Street at 2:43 p.m. after what appeared to be a petroleum base sheen spilled into the creek.
Fire crews utilized absorbent booms across the Boneyard Creek to contain the spill.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) was also notified and called to the scene.
The IEPA arrived on site Tuesday morning and is still working with officials to manage the spill.
The original source of the spill was believed to be from contaminated water from a nearby construction site at 708 South Sixth Street in Champaign.
Following an investigation, officials said the source is likely coming from 812 South Sixth Street.
A fuel oil tank in the basement at that location began leaking into a floor drain, officials say, and it’s believe to be connected to a storm sewer.
Mitigation of the spill began late Tuesday afternoon.