Williams Generating Station

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Williams Generating Station has 26 groundwater monitoring wells, 15 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between May 10, 2016 and November 20, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of radium, boron, cobalt and arsenic.

Site description

Dominion Energy Company’s Williams Generating Station is in Goose Creek, South Carolina in the floodplain between the Back and Cooper Rivers in Berkeley County. It operates a single 660-MW coal-fired unit. Williams Generating Station began operations in 1973 and is planned for retirement in 2028. 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.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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Pollutants monitored and above guidelines
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Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride lead lithium mercury molybdenum selenium sulfate thallium
Pollutants not monitored
ammonia, copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, manganese, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, silver, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Monday, October 24, 2022 02:51:53 PM EDT