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T.L. Amiss Water Purification Plant

Parent Companies:
City of Shreveport, Department of Water & Sewerage
EPA Facility ID:
100000113502
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
137710372

Location:

Address:
3205 Blanchard Road
Shreveport, LA 71103
County:
CADDO
Lat / Long:
32.507, -93.790 (Get map)
Method:
Address Matching - Nearest Intersection
Description:
Plant Entrance (General)
Horizonal accuracy:
10 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Department of Water & Sewerage
Phone:
(318) 673-7660
Address:
505 Travis Street Suite 580
Shreveport, LA 71101
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Wes Wyche
Title:
Environmental Services Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Qiana Maple
Title:
Superintendent
Phone:
(318) 673-7657
24-hour phone:
(318) 918-8537
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 673-7650
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Caddo-Bossier OHSEP
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
47
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. 8, 2011
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Anhydrous Ammonia
RMP ID:
1000053142
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Ammonia (anhydrous)
7664-41-7
4,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Chlorine
RMP ID:
1000053143
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Chlorine
7782-50-5
42,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
ALTEC Environmental Consulting, LLC
Address:
10100 Woolworth Road
Keithville, LA 71047
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(318) 687-3771

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 9, 2014
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000043096

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 Chlorine)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas
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 Anhydrous Ammonia)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
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:
  • Emergency shutdown
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers
Public OCA Chemical (in Chlorine)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
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:
  • Scrubbers
  • Emergency shutdown
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares

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

Anhydrous Ammonia, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Prevention Program ID:
1000034784
Safety Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • OSHA (Ammonia)
  • ASTM Standards
  • ANSI Standards
  • ASME Standards
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Emergency Power
Mitigation Systems
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 18, 2013, 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
April 25, 2012
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
None
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
Chlorine, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Prevention Program ID:
1000034783
Safety Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • OSHA (Ammonia)
  • ASTM Standards
  • ANSI Standards
  • ASME Standards
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Emergency Power
Mitigation Systems
  • Neutralization
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
May 1, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 18, 2013, 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
April 25, 2012
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
None
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:
Yes
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
Yes
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
May 29, 2014
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

The T. L. Amiss Water Purification Plant is a surface water treatment facility that supplies drinking water to the City of Shreveport. Following conventional treatment, the water is dosed with chlorine and ammonia to form chloramines, providing a long-lasting disinfectant residual in the distribution system. Historically, chlorine and ammonia have been provided in the gaseous form due to low cost and ease of operation. During the last five years, there have been no reportable accidents associated with the use of chlorine gas and ammonia gas. The plant recently completed a major capital renovation involving upgrades to the filters, chemical feed system and other improvements. Now, all chemicals are stored in fully enclosed areas, thereby minimizing any potential release threats. Current safety, training, operation, and maintenance practices at the T. L. Amiss Water Treatment Plant follow the guidelines set forth in the risk management program. Procedures documenting compliance with the rule are provided in a three-ring binder located at the plant. Compliance audits will be performed as required by the Safety Specialist for the City's Department of Water & Sewerage.