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City of Bogalusa Waste Water Treatment Plant

Parent Companies:
City of Bogalusa
EPA Facility ID:
100000143427
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
202 Arkansas Avenue
Bogalusa, LA 70427
County:
WASHINGTON
Lat / Long:
30.785, -89.860 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
City of Bogalusa
Phone:
(985) 732-6200
Address:
P. O. Drawer 1179
Bogalusa, LA 70429
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Don P. Jones
Title:
Superintendent WWTP

Emergency contact:

Name:
Don P. Jones
Title:
Superintendent WWTP
Phone:
(985) 732-6228
24-hour phone:
(985) 732-6229
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Washington Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
4
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:
Jan. 10, 2010
Inspecting Agency:
EPA
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Disinfection Process
RMP ID:
1000078258
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Chlorine
7782-50-5
16,000
No
Sulfur dioxide (anhydrous)
7446-09-5
16,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
MunicipalH2O - Greg Rogers, CSP
Address:
650 S. Shackleford Road, Suite 325
Little Rock, AR 72211 -3546
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(501) 537-4566

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Feb. 28, 2017
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Voluntary update (not described by any of the above reasons)
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000062406

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 Disinfection Process)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
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:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Public OCA Chemical (in Disinfection Process)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
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:
Rural
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 Disinfection Process)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
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
Public OCA Chemical (in Disinfection Process)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
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

Disinfection Process, Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Prevention Program ID:
1000048914
Safety Review Date
Feb. 27, 2015, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Fire
  • Corrosion
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Floods
  • Tornado
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Power
Mitigation Systems
  • Enclosure
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Feb. 27, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Feb. 27, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Feb. 27, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Aug. 17, 2015, 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
Feb. 27, 2015
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Feb. 27, 2015
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:
(985) 732-6217
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

City of Bogalusa

Wastewater Teatment Plant

RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY





1.0 Accidental Release Prevention and Emergency Response Policies



The City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant and Regulated Substances



The City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant handles two substances regulated by the Risk Management Plan Rule (RMP Rule) in quantities above the Threshold Quantity. These substances are:



* Chlorine - stored in 1 ton cylinders and used for disinfection of the wastewater prior to release into the receiving stream.

* Sulfur dioxide (anhydrous) - stored in 1 ton cylinders and used to remove the chlorine from the treated wastewater before release into the receiving stream





3.0 Hazard Assessment



The RMP Rule requires The City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant to perform a Hazard Assessment of the regulated substances stored and used in the covered processes at the facility. This Hazard Assessment includes an offsite consequence analysis for the following scenarios:



* One worst-case and one alternative release scenario for the toxic substance chlorine for the chlorination process unit at the facility.

* One worst-case and one alternative rele
ase scenario for the toxic substance sulfur dioxide for the sulfonation process unit at the facility.



The City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant completed a Hazard Assessment for the covered processes and the results have been appropriately communicated to the local emergency response agencies. The Hazard Assessment has been recently updated to reflect changes in population.





4.0 Accidental Release Prevention Program and Chemical-Specific Prevention Steps



The RMP Rule requires that a prevention program be established for the City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant chlorination and sulfonation processes. The following details the prevention program elements at the City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant that apply to these processes.



4.1 Safety Information



The City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant maintains a variety of technical documents that are used to help ensure safe operation of the City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant processes. Material safety data sheets (MSDSs) document the physical and chemical properties of hazardous substances handled at the City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant, including the chlorine and sulfur dioxide in the covered 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant properly maintains the equipment in our processes. The City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant maintenance 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant investigates all incidents that could reasonably have resulted in a serious injury to personnel, the public, or the environment. The City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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-speci
fic Prevention Steps - Chlorine and Sulfur Dioxide



Industry standards are followed at the City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant to help ensure safe handling of chlorine and sulfur dioxide. The vendor supplies chlorine and sulfur dioxide 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant.





5.0 Five Year Accident History



There has been no accidents or incidents that resulted in injuries to employee, the public, or the environment The City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant in the past five years.





6.0 Emergency Response Programs



The City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and local fire department. The City of Bogalusa Wastewater 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 City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant continuously attempts to improve the safety of our processes to protect our employees, the public and the environment. The City of Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant incident investigations, employee suggestions and improvements in technology are utilized to update the safety aspects of the processes. The following changes to improve process safety are planned or have recently
been completed.



1. Implemented a chlorine and sulfur dioxide shipment Quality Assurance Program to aid in the inspection of chlorine and sulfur dioxide cylinders when received, and

2. Implemented a preventive maintenance program for the hoists and gas detectors used in the processes.