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Shell Facility (3462), St. Rose

Releases of Stormwater

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release
No LDEQ Reported

Storm Water Outfall 002 (unanticipated bypass)
Cause: During a storm operations personnel were unable to open the storm water outfall 002 due to unsafe condition of the platform which provides access to the control valve causing 22,000 gallons of storm water to overflow

Followup: No

Notes: Platform was tagged with a "Do Not Use Tag" prior to the storm for integrity concerns & to protect the operator. The gate valves could not be opened during the storm resulting in a bypass of a portion of water treatment facility (outfall 002). The platform has been inspected and repaired. Sample data will be reported with the February Discharge Monitoring Report.
22,000.0 gallons