VALHALLA, N.Y. -- A water treatment plant near the Kensico Dam in Valhalla is back in service after a chlorine-solution leak forced its closure and mobilized plumbers and electricians for repairs, officials said, according to a report on LoHud.com.
The cause of the leak still is unknown, although officials have narrowed the failure to one section of a pipe that broke, Adam Bosch, a spokesman for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, which operates the plant, told LoHud.com.
Chlorination operations resumed shortly before 5 p.m., Saturday after crews spent much of the day replacing equipment, including the plant’s alarm sensors, which became waterlogged due to the leak, and testing all of the plant’s systems, Bosch told LoHud.com.
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