Tag Archives: water treatment

Small fire leads to hazmat situation at water treatment facility

water treatment

(CBS) MT. OLIVER (KDKA) — Firefighters and a Hazmat team were called to a scary situation at the Penn American Water treatment plant on Monday afternoon. Fast-acting employees deserve the credit for containing the small fire that broke out around 2:15 p.m. at the plant on Becks Run Road in Mount Oliver. Baldwin Borough and Mount Oliver Fire Departments both ...

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Chlorine leak reported in Zachary, LA

Chlorine leak

  HMN-A water treatment facility in Zachary, LA reported a Chlorine leak Thursday afternoon.  The Baton Rouge HAZMAT team, along with the Louisiana State Police responded to the scene.  According to The Advocate, the LDEQ was also called in to monitor air and chlorine levels, however there have been no issues detected. Hazardous material teams from the State Police and ...

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NY water treatment plant has second chlorine leak in three days

Chlorine leak

HMN-A Rome, NY water treatment plant has its second chlorine leak in three days.  According to WKTV, today’s leak was caused by a leaking safety valve. Three people were in the building at the time, they were evaluated at local hospitals and have since been released. LEE, ONEIDA COUNTY – A second chlorine leak at the City of Rome’s water ...

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