East Palestine Train Derailment Information

On the evening of February 3, 2023 a train derailment occurred in East Palestine, OH. Due to the derailment, low levels of butyl acrylate, a chemical used to produce plastics and resins, reached the Ohio River through a small creek. Greater Cincinnati Water Works, in coordination with the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO), have been closely monitoring the water quality of the Ohio River and taking water samples to ensure its safety.

For the most current information and resources please visit the following sites:

Greater Cincinnati Water Works

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

United States Environmental Protections Agency

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Posted on 02/15/2023