Williams Generating Station has 25 groundwater monitoring wells, 15 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between May 10, 2016 and September 21, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of radium, cobalt, arsenic and boron.Site description
Dominion Energy Company’s Williams Generating Station is located in Berkeley County, SC, in the floodplain between the Back and Cooper Rivers. Williams Generating Station began operations in 1973 and now operates a single, 633 MW coal-fired unit. This station operates both an onsite FGD pond and an offsite Ash Landfill located off South Carolina’s Hwy-52. Williams Generating Station currently has no plans to retire their coal-fired units. The FGD Pond and Ash Landfill are regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Williams Generating Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.