Effluent leak from Arkema pipeline to CUSECS 2

Cuddalore, 21 September 2006: A leak in the effluent pipeline of Arkema Peroxide to CUSECS pump no 2 was reported at about 7:45 am today. According to the SACEM monitors, the leak was detected on the pipeline near a mini sump before CUSECS 2.

Though a substantial quantity of water had leaked the monitors reported that there was no unpleasant odour or discolouration of the water. The matter was immediately reported to the Joint Chief Environment Engineer of TNPCB. More information on the action is awaited.