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Water Department, Hamilton Site

Parent Companies:
City of Alexandria
EPA Facility ID:
100000122976
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
71944490
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
742 Hamilton Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
County:
RAPIDES
Lat / Long:
31.315, -92.453 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Digital map source (TIGER)
Description:
Other
Horizonal accuracy:
5 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
City of Alexandria
Phone:
(318) 441-6215
Address:
P.O. Box 71
Alexandria, LA 71309 -0071
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Eric Duck
Title:
Acting Superintendent

Emergency contact:

Name:
Eric Duck
Title:
Acting Superintendent
Phone:
(318) 441-6216
24-hour phone:
(318) 473-1264
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Rapides Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
15
Covered by OSHA PSM:
No
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Dec. 1, 2010
Inspecting Agency:
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Chlorination
RMP ID:
1000028977
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Chlorine
7782-50-5
4,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Scott Kirby
Address:
820 South University Blvd
Suite 1A
Mobile, AL 36609
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(251) 380-0046

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Oct. 4, 2011
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
1000023738

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Source reduced inventory of all regulated substances below TQs
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 Chlorination)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
100.0
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 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:
Rural
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

Chlorination, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Prevention Program ID:
1000020053
Safety Review Date
Aug. 5, 2009, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Corrosion
  • Equipment failure
  • Floods
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Rupture Disks
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Dec. 1, 2010, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Dec. 1, 2010, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Dec. 1, 2010, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Aug. 5, 2009, 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
Aug. 1, 2009
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Sept. 15, 2009
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:
0000000911
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:
No
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

The City of Alexandria (CoA) Water Department - Hamilton Street facility is located at 742 Hamilton Street,
Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Chlorine for CoA's other chlorination sites is stored at this location.
The maximum amount of chlorine ever stored at this site is 2,150 pounds which is stored in one 1-ton and
one 150-lb cylinder.

The facility is included in the written community emergency response plan. In the event of a chlorine leak,
CoA has an emergency response policy which requires all personnel to notify Louisiana State Police Hazmat
by calling the 911 center in addition to local fire and police departments. These emergency response
agencies are used to assist in evacuating citizens in the affected area. CoA has no history of reportable
releases of chlorine at this site and no injuries or property loss have been associated with this chemical.

Currently, CoA uses daily inspections and a comprehensive preventative maintenance program to ensure the
system is operating properly. There are no active or passive mitigation techniques currently being used at
the facility. CoA is reviewing possible active and passive mitigation in order to improve safety at the facility.
On-going operator training and preventative maintenance continue to be key tools to ensure the safety of
the public. Plant personnel have been properly trained to handle chlorine stored in cylinders. Formal and
on-the-job training ensures plant personnel have the necessary knowledge and skill to properly maintain the
chlorination system.