Ameren Reservoir Cleanup Expected To Be Quick

1 decade 3 years 5 months ago Wednesday, January 25 2006 Jan 25, 2006 Wednesday, January 25, 2006 2:28:25 PM CST January 25, 2006 in News
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Today, Ameren UE crews are beginning a three-day process they say should have the water back to normal as early as this weekend. The process involves the use of flocculates, alums and a buffering agent that help suspended particles to settle out of the water. The process will remove clay from the river. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources gave the go-ahead for the project earlier this month after determining the materials and the approach posed no threat to humans, wildlife or aquatic life. The cause of the Dec. 14 reservoir failure remains under investigation.

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