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City of Ruston - Wastewater Treatment Plant

Parent Companies:
EPA Facility ID:
100000113165
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
1717 Goodwin Rd.
Ruston, LA 71720
County:
LINCOLN
Lat / Long:
32.548, -92.629 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Map
Description:
Plant Entrance (General)
Horizonal accuracy:
0.1 m
Horizontal reference datum:
World Geodetic System of 1984
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
City of Ruston
Phone:
(318) 251-8680
Address:
P.O. Box 2069
Ruston, LA 71273 -2069
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Richard R. Aillet, P.E.
Title:
Director of Water Utilities

Emergency contact:

Name:
Richard R. Aillet, P.E.
Title:
Director of Water Utilities
Phone:
(318) 251-8611
24-hour phone:
(318) 255-1316
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 255-1316
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Lincoln Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
2
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:
Nov. 14, 2002
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Wastewater Treatment
RMP ID:
52986
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Chlorine
7782-50-5
8,000
No
Sulfur dioxide (anhydrous)
7446-09-5
8,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 22, 2004
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
36752

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Source no longer uses any regulated substance
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 Wastewater Treatment)
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 Wastewater Treatment)
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 Wastewater Treatment)
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

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

Wastewater Treatment, Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Prevention Program ID:
20122
Safety Review Date
Feb. 25, 2004, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Corrosion
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Alarms
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Demonstration
Procedure Review Date
Feb. 25, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Feb. 25, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Feb. 25, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 29, 2004, 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
Nov. 18, 2002
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 17, 2002
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) 513-6200
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

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

4666 LDEQ Facility ID Number

The City of Ruston, Louisiana, owns and operates the Ruston Wastewater Treatment Plant. This facility, centrally located near both commercial and residential properties, houses chlorine and sulfur dioxide ton containers used in the treatment of wastewater. All containers are located within a separate chemical storage room, two of each chemical in use and two of each chemical in storage. There are 8,000 lb of each, chlorine and sulfur dioxide. This RMP was developed for both covered processes.

As accident prevention is considered with the utmost importance, the planning and development of this program has been met with much effort. Although site personnel are trained in the hazards of this chemical and process and are capable of responding to incidental releases with Ruston Fire Department personnel serving as primary responders. The Fire Department maintains a "B" kit for chlorine cylinder repair. A plan for their response in the event of an uncontrolled release has been developed ? for both work day and after-hours events. The emergency phone number for this agency is 911. Fire Chief Donnie Watson serves as point of contact.

The City of Ruston has not had an accidental release of chlorine or sulfur dioxide.

Emergency response has been coordinated with local responders -- Ruston Fire Department -- and the plan elements have been communicated to the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Fire Department personnel have received Hazardous Materials training. The details of the accident prevention program were presented to the public on June 17, 1999, in a public meeting held in Ruston. Mock drills are coordinated and conducted with the local emergency responders.

By December 2006, this facility will have undergone a complete update including the installation of an ultraviolet disinfection system. Chlorine and sulfur dioxide in 150 lb. cylinders will be used as a back up
disinfection system in the event the UV system encounters mechanical problems.