SMV (Streamlined Mercury Variance)
The City of Kendallville WPCF focuses on pollution prevention and source
control measures to achieve mercury reduction of our effluent.
WPCF personnel complete annual training focused on mercury issues affecting
the day to day operations of the plant.
Click the following links to explore everything you need to know about
mercury and how you can protect your family and the environment:
Mercury is present in many household cleaners, electronics and everyday
devices. There are alternative uses for these products. When there is no
alternatives, there is a safe way to handle and dispose of items containing
mercury. See the following link for items containing mercury and
Your Home Mercury Free? Mercury Free Alternatives.
Mercury Minimization and Elimination
An ongoing process of identifying sources of potential mercury contamination
at the WPCF and from dischargers include a complete inventory and review of
all mercury bearing chemicals, equipment and storage areas.