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Some Water lacks enough chorline - Nov & Dec 2017

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:50 AM by Super Neighborhood   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 11:51 AM ]
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT HOUSTON'S DRINKING WATER The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)sets water quality standards for pubic drinking water Samples taken in the Houston Main Public Water System (TX1010013) during October, November, and December 2017 were in compliance and met drinking water standards for bacteria; however, chlorine disinfectant residual levels during these months were below the TCEO required minimum standards in more than 5% of the samples taken triggering this required notice. HOUSTON S DRINKING WATER REMAINS SAFE. There is nothing you need
to do. This is not an emergency. If it had been, you would have been notified with in 24 hours. Houston Water is (1) monitoring chlorine levels at drinking water purification plants and throughout the water system to ensure regulatory compliance. (2) prioritizing field response by defining areas where disinfectant is low. (3) conducting maintenance to optimize water flow. For more information about the nature and significance of this violation, ca 1311 or713 837 03l1or email 311@housiontx.gov Please state that you would like more information regarding this drinking water public notice This notice is being sent to you by the City of Houston Main Public Water System. State Water System lD#: 1010013. Date distributed: January 2018. Pursuant to federal and stale notice requirements. Houston Water is required to notify you that inadequately treated water may contain disease causing organisms. These organisms include bacteria, v/ruses, and parasites which can cause symptoms such as nausea, cramps, diarrhea, and associated headaches. Please share this information with aIl the other people who drink this water- especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes schools, and businesses). you can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail