Greg Wilkett, Fluor-BWXT President and CEO
Home | About | News | Contact

Public Warning System Testing to be Conducted Jan. 25 and 26

PIKETON, Ohio -- January 4, 2022 -- Audible testing of the PORTS Public Warning System (PWS) will be conducted Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 25 and 26, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Audible testing of the PWS is conducted to ensure the system functions as intended and to familiarize site personnel and the public with the audible warning tones of the sirens.


  • This test will include the actual activation and sounding of the 6 exterior pole-mounted sirens that surround the DOE Piketon Site.
  • A PA announcement will be made over each siren speaker prior to activating the siren stating, “THIS IS A TEST.”
  • In the event of a real emergency, announcements will be made over the plant public address and radio systems.
If you have any questions or need additional information contact, FBP Emergency Management at 740.897.5333.

#  #  #

About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit