Walterboro Wastewaster Treatment Facility - Executive Summary

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The City of Walterboro Wastewater Treatment Plant is located off of Highway 303 in Walterboro, SC.  The chlorination process uses chlorine stored in 2,000 lb. cylinders.  The Walteboro Wastewater Treatment Plant has trained personnel on site.  Plant personnel are trained in chlorine cylinder procedures which include connecting, disconnecting, and emergency procedures.  The chlorination process is equipped with automatic shutoff valves in the event of loss of vaccuum pressure.  The chlorine storage area has gas monitors to protect chlorine leaks.  The City of Walterboro has never had an accident involving chlorine.  The City of Walterboro will continue to upgrade the chlorination process with the latest controls as they become available.
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