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Bossier City Water Treatment Plant

Parent Companies:
City of Bossier City
EPA Facility ID:
100000072397
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
1401 Hamilton Road
Bossier City, LA 71111
County:
BOSSIER
Lat / Long:
32.531, -93.727 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Digital map source (TIGER)
Description:
Process Unit Area Centroid
Horizonal accuracy:
39.7 m
Horizontal reference datum:
World Geodetic System of 1984
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
City of Bossier City
Phone:
(318) 741-8370
Address:
P.O. Box 5337
Bossier City, LA 71112
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Jeremiah Williams
Title:
Plant Superintendent

Emergency contact:

Name:
Jeremiah Williams
Title:
Plant Superintendent
Phone:
(318) 741-8370
24-hour phone:
(318) 465-5823
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 741-8371
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Bossier EOC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
13
Covered by OSHA PSM:
No
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
March 6, 2012
Inspecting Agency:
EPA
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Ammoniation
RMP ID:
1000081034
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Ammonia (anhydrous)
7664-41-7
25,750
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Chlorination
RMP ID:
1000081035
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Chlorine
7782-50-5
26,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Municipal H2O - Ben Clardy
Address:
650 South Shackleford Road
Suite 325
Little Rock, AR 72211 -3546
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(800) 897-9425

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
July 24, 2017
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Voluntary update (not described by any of the above reasons)
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000064639

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

Instructions on how to make an EPA appointment can be found here.

Public OCA Chemical (in Ammoniation)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
100.0
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Release duration (mins):
10.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Public OCA Chemical (in Ammoniation)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
100.0
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Release duration (mins):
10.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Public OCA Chemical (in Chlorination)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
100.0
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Release duration (mins):
10.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps

3. Toxics: Alternative release

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

Instructions on how to make an EPA appointment can be found here.

Public OCA Chemical (in Ammoniation)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
100.0
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind speed (meters per sec):
3.00
Stability class:
D
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers
  • Emergency shutdown
Public OCA Chemical (in Chlorination)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
100.0
Physical state:
Gas
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind speed (meters per sec):
3.00
Stability class:
D
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers
  • Emergency shutdown

4. Flammables: Worst-case

None

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

Ammoniation, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Prevention Program ID:
1000050669
Safety Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Fire
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
  • Floods
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • Increased Inventory
  • Process Controls
  • Process Detection
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
July 10, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Management of Change Review Date
Pre-startup Review Date
Compliance Audit Date
June 27, 2017
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Oct. 10, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Hot Work Review Date
Contractor Safety Review Date
, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
, since latest RMP submission
Chlorination, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Prevention Program ID:
1000050670
Safety Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Fire
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Floods
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
Mitigation Systems
  • Sprinkler System
  • Enclosure
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • Increased Inventory
  • Process Controls
  • Process Detection
  • Mitigation Systems
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
June 27, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
July 10, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Management of Change Review Date
Pre-startup Review Date
Compliance Audit Date
June 27, 2017
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Oct. 10, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Hot Work Review Date
Contractor Safety Review Date
, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
, since latest RMP submission

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
Yes
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
No
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
No
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
None
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 425-5351
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
No
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

Bossier City Water Treatment Plant

Risk Management Plan

Executive Summary



1.0 Accidental Release Prevention and Emergency Response Policies



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant is committed to the safety of our workers, the public, and the environment. The resources invested in the prevention of accidental releases of hazardous substances demonstrate this commitment. The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant implements reasonable controls, such as training of personnel and the safe design, installation, operation and maintenance of our processes. Our policy is to make every effort to prevent the release of hazardous substances but in the event of a release, our trained personnel and local emergency response agencies will respond to control and contain the release in a manner that will be safe for workers and will help prevent injuries to the public or the environment.





2.0 Description of the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant and Regulated Substances



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant is located within the city limits of Bossier City, Louisiana, a city with a population of over 55,000 residents. The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant handles two substances regulated by the Risk Management Plan Rule (RMP Rule) in quantities above the threshold quantity - chlorine and ammonia.





3.0 Hazard Assessment



The RMP Rule requires the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant to perform a Hazard Assessment of the regulated substances stored and used in the covered processes at the facility. The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant conducted a Hazard Assessment for the Chlorination and Ammoniation Processes. The results of the Hazard Assessment have been formally communicated with the local emergency response agencies.





4.0 Accidental Release Prevention Program and Chemical-Specific Prevention Steps



The RMP Rule requires that a prevention program be established for the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant chlorination and ammoniation processes. The
following details the prevention program elements at the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant that apply to this process.



4.1 Safety Information



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant maintains a variety of technical documents that are used to help ensure safe operation of the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant processes. Safety data sheets (SDS) document the physical and chemical properties of hazardous substances handled at the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant, including the chlorine and ammonia processes. The engineering design documents include the operating parameters, the design basis and configuration of the equipment in each covered process, and references to applicable codes and standards.



4.2 Hazard Review



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant performs and periodically updates hazard reviews of the covered processes to help identify and control process hazards. Checklists are used to guide the hazard review. These checklists include items to help ensure the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant operates and maintains the equipment in a manner consistent with the applicable design specifications, codes, standards, and regulations.



4.3 Operating Procedures



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant develops and maintains operating procedures to define how tasks related to process operations should be performed. The operating procedures are used to:



1. train employees and contractors, and

2. serve as reference guides for appropriate actions to take during both normal and abnormal process conditions.



4.4 Training



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant trains personnel in the operating procedures to help ensure safe and effective performance of their assigned tasks. A record of all training is maintained to help ensure new and refresher training is provided on a timely basis.



4.5 Maintenance



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant properly maintains the equipment in our processes. The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant maintena
nce program includes:



1. procedures to safely guide workers in their maintenance tasks,

2. worker training in the maintenance procedures, and

3. inspection and testing program to help identify equipment deterioration and damage before equipment fails.



4.6 Compliance Audits



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant performs periodic (at least every three years) audits of covered processes to verify the processes are operating in compliance with the requirements of the RMP Rule. A compliance audit report is prepared after each audit, and any deficiencies noted by the audit are corrected in a timely manner.



4.7 Incident Investigations



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant investigates all incidents that could reasonably have resulted in a serious injury to personnel, the public, or the environment. The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant trains employees to identify and report any and all incidents requiring investigation. An investigation team is assembled and the investigation is initiated within 48 hours of the incident. The results of the investigation are documented, recommendations are resolved, and appropriate process enhancements are implemented.



4.8 Chemical-specific Prevention Steps - Chlorine



Industry standards are followed at the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant to help ensure safe handling of chlorine. The vendor supplies chlorine via a Department of Transportation (DOT) approved truck and in DOT approved 1 ton cylinders. The process equipment is designed and constructed with state-of-the-art materials and technology utilizing the standards and guidelines of the Chlorine Institute, Compressed Gas Association, American Water Works Association, ASME, ANSI, and other applicable codes. Workers who perform operations involving chlorine receive training emphasizing safe handling procedures according to the guidelines required by the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant.



Chemical-specific Prevention Steps - Ammonia



Industry stand
ards are followed at the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant to help ensure safe handling of ammonia. The vendor supplies ammonia via a Department of Transportation (DOT) approved truck and transfers directly into the bulk pressure vessel. The process equipment is designed and constructed with state-of-the-art materials and technology utilizing the standards and guidelines of the Compressed Gas Association, American Water Works Association, ASME, ANSI, and other applicable codes. Workers who perform operations involving ammonia receive training emphasizing safe handling procedures according to the guidelines required by the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant.





5.0 Five Year Accident History



There has been no accidents or incidents that resulted in injuries to employees, the public, or the environment at the Bossier City Water Treatment Plant in the past five years.





6.0 Emergency Response Programs



The City of Bossier City Water Treatment Plant has prepared a written emergency response plan that complies with the RMP Rule, other federal standards and industry guidelines. This plan has been communicated to the Bossier Emergency Operations Center and local fire department. The City of Bossier City Water Treatment Plant periodically conducts emergency drills to test our emergency plan and coordinate these drills with the local fire department.





7.0 Planned Changes to Improve Safety



The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant continuously attempts to improve the safety of our processes to protect our employees, the public and the environment. The Bossier City Water Treatment Plant incident investigations, employee suggestions and improvements in technology are utilized to update the safety aspects of the processes.