Waste Plant Worker Averts Chlorine Disaster

Quick thinking by a wastewater treatment worker averted disaster in an Illinois city last week.

The city of Pekin experienced a public health threat after chlorine leaked from a one-ton tank at the local wastewater treatment plant.chlorine4_reg_new

The police closed off at least one street and evacuated the area around the plant, according to the Pekin Daily Times. The evacuation and the street closure wrapped after the city’s hazmat team, a part of the fire department, sealed the leak, the report said.

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