Bay View Wastewater Treatment Facility Chlorine Incident Resolved


At approximately 8:30 am this morning during a routine chlorine cylinder exchange, a valve connection issue occurred that required evacuation of that portion of the plant. One employee has gone to the hospital for evaluation.

Toledo Fire & Rescue Hazmat crews responded to the scene to secure the impacted chlorine valve and it was secured at 10:45 am

Air scrubbers worked properly to neutralize any chlorine within the area to contain the material.  No chlorine escaped into the environment and air quality was not impacted. 

The plant remained in operation the entire period.  An investigation is underway to determine the root cause of the incident.