Limerick Plant to Use New Siren Today
A more powerful system will be employed at Exelon's Limerick Generating Station.
The following information was sent in by Robert J. Kegel, Deputy Director for Emergency Management at the Chester County Department of Emergency Services:
Limerick Generating Station recently changed their siren system to a new, more powerful system that includes battery back-up. As a result of the change in sirens they are also changing the way and frequency in which they test the siren system.
Beginning June 1 the following will take place:
January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November
On the first Monday of these months at 2 p.m., the sirens will undergo a growl test. This growl test is a 20-30 second, reduced volume test.
June and December
On the first Monday of these months at 2 p.m., the sirens will undergo the three-minute, full volume test.