An ammonia leak sparked a HazMat response to a Manhattan, Kansas, water treatment plant Thursday morning.
Workers doing a routine check of the facility just after 11 a.m. noticed a smell. They discovered a small leak in a 12-foot-deep pit where ammonia is injected with the water treatment process, city officials said.
The Manhattan Fire Dept. got the call to vent the area and dilute the ammonia.
City officials said they will complete repairs Friday. For now, they are using a backup line, so there is no disruption in service or effect on the water quality.
Officials added that no one was hurt in the incident.