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Sensors Alert to Chlorine Leak at New York City Water Plant

Matt Ball on October 20, 2013 - in Water

A water treatment plant near the Kensico Dam in Valhalla is back in service 24 hours after a chlorine solution leak forced its closure and mobilized plumbers and electricians for repairs Saturday, officials said.

The plant processes drinking water for a variety of communities in Westchester, as well as being the last stop for much of New York City’s clean water supply. But officials said that the leak did not affect water service, and that there was never a threat to public safety.The leak began about 7 p.m. Friday, sounding alarm sensors.

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