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Water Department, Hwy. 28 West Site

Parent Companies:
City of Alexandria
EPA Facility ID:
100000158688
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
71944490
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
7880 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71301
County:
RAPIDES
Lat / Long:
31.297, -92.537 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Satellite
Description:
Process Unit
Horizonal accuracy:
39.7 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
City of Alexandria
Phone:
(318) 441-6216
Address:
P.O. Box 71
Alexandria, LA 71309 -0071
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
James C. Graham
Title:
Interim Water Superintendent

Emergency contact:

Name:
James C. Graham
Title:
Interim Water Superintendent
Phone:
(318) 441-6215
24-hour phone:
(318) 229-6467
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:
0
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 25, 2013
Inspecting Agency:
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Chlorination
RMP ID:
1000043605
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:
MunicipalH2O - Greg Rogers, CSP
Address:
650 S. Shackleford Road
Suite 325
Little Rock, AR 72211
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(501) 537-4566

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Jan. 22, 2014
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Voluntary update (not described by any of the above reasons)
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000035637

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 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:
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 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

July 20, 2016 at 16:17
ID:
1000047237
NAICS:
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Duration:
1 hours and 32 minutes
Chemicals involved:
  • Chlorine
Release events:
Gas release
Weather conditions at time of event
Wind speed:
10.0 miles/h S
Temperature:
90.00 ℉
Atmospheric stability:
B
Precipitation present:
No
Unknown weather conditions:
No
On-site impacts
Deaths of employees or contractors:
0
Deaths of public responders:
0
Deaths of public:
0
Injuries of employees or contractors:
2
Injuries of public responders:
0
Injuries of public:
0
Property damage:
$0
Known off-site impacts
Deaths:
0
Hospitalizations:
0
Medicals treatments:
0
Evacuated:
0
Sheltered-in-place:
0
Property damage:
$0
Environmental damage:
Initiating event:
Human Error
Contributing factors:
  • Human error
Off-site responders notified:
Notified and Responded
Changes introduced as a result of the accident:
  • Revised training
  • Revised operating procedures
  • Revised emergency response plan

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:
1000029030
Safety Review Date
Feb. 10, 2016, 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
  • Alarms
  • Rupture Disks
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Feb. 10, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Feb. 10, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Feb. 10, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Nov. 30, 2016, 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. 10, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Feb. 10, 2016
Incident Investigation Date
July 20, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2016
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:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

The City of Alexandria (CoA) Water Department - Highway 28 West facility is located at 7880 Coliseum Blvd,

Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Chlorine used in thej chlorination of drinking water is stored at this location.

The maximum amount of chlorine ever stored at this site is 4,000 pounds which is stored in two 1-ton cylinders.



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, leak detection, and a comprehensive preventative maintenance program to ensure the

system is operating properly.



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.