McPherson BPU, Fire and NCRA employees to hold drill Wednesday at Lakeside Park

By Board of Public Utilities
September 23, 2014

On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, personnel from the Board of Public Utilities (BPU), McPherson Fire Department (MFD), and National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) will be conducting an oil spill emergency response exercise at Lakeside Park at the low-water crossing bridge.

The exercise will commence at 0940 hours and be completed by 1400 hours. The exercise will involve the deployment of equipment and personnel in the containment and cleanup of a simulated leak of 700 gallons of transformer oil.

McPherson County Emergency Management and KDHE have also been contacted to participate in the exercise.