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Many Water Treatment Plant

Parent Companies:
EPA Facility ID:
100000175419
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
898 Matthews Lodge Road
Many, LA 71449
County:
SABINE
Lat / Long:
31.503, -93.618 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Map
Description:
Storage Tank
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Town of Many
Phone:
(318) 256-3651
Address:
P.O. Box 1330
Many, LA 71449
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Kenneth A. Freeman
Title:
Mayor
Email:

Emergency contact:

Name:
Dewana Jackson
Title:
Operator
Phone:
(318) 256-2715
24-hour phone:
(318) 256-9241
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Sabine 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:
March 20, 2009
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Disinfection
RMP ID:
1000012492
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Chlorine
7782-50-5
8,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Sept. 8, 2009
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000010544

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)
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)
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, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (22131)
Prevention Program ID:
1000009270
Safety Review Date
March 20, 2009, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
Process Controls
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Emergency Air Supply
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
July 5, 2000, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
June 21, 1999, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
March 20, 2009, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
March 20, 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
March 20, 2009
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:
No
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) 256-9241
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

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

OF THE

MANY WATER TREATMENT PLANT'S

RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM


The Town of Many operates a water treatment plant where it stores chlorine in a quantity that is above the threshold limit. The plant uses chlorine to disinfect the water during the treatment process. Typically, the plant has four (4) 1-ton containers on-site in order to meet their monthly chlorine needs.

Four (4) operators work at the plant. Each operator works a 12-hour shift, 7-days "on" and 7-days "off". Each operator has state certification at various levels for water treatment.

Material Safety Data sheets for chlorine are posted at the plant. Operation and maintenance data from the manufacturer of the chlorinator are also available to the operator at the plant.

The only regular task that the operators perform on the chlorine containers is to change the chlorinator when a container is empty. The procedure that the operators follow when the chlorinator needs changing includes reviewing the manufacturer's instructions, and having a second operator present. The chlorinators are equipped with an automatic shutoff valve that seals off the chlorine in the container upon loss of vacuum. This prevents a chlorine leak from occurring in the event that the mounting stem completely breaks off during the transfer process.

The worst case scenario indicates that a complete release of one (1) 1-ton container with a wind speed of 1.5 m/sec and an atmospheric stability class of "F" will result in an endpoint distance of 3.0 miles. With the automatic shutoff valve, a complete release is very unlikely. No accidents have occurred in the past five years.

The Town of Many does not provide emergency response for toxic releases. In the event of a chlorine release on-site, the operator has an oxygen tank and mask available for his use. After putting on the oxygen tank and mask, the operator would secure the plant and notify the Sabine Sheriff's Office of the release. The Sheriff's O
ffice then would notify the proper emergency response teams.