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LAUREL LANE #3 (N Knob Road) PROBLEM CORRECTED NOTICE

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER ESTE INFORME CONTIENE INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE ACERCA DE SU AGUA POTABLE. HAGA QUE ALGUIEN LO TRADUZCA PARA USTED, O HABLE CON ALGUIEN QUE LO ENTIENDA.

As a customer of Laurel Lane Well 3 , you were notified on 02/11/2020 of a problem with our drinking water and were advised to boil your water .

We are pleased to report that the problem has been corrected and that it is no longer necessary to boil your water .

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

As always, you may contact: Our office at 570.0151 or our water operators, Markey Water Services at 570.689.5660.

Please share this information with all 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.

This notice is being sent to you by Laurel Lane Development Association .

PWS ID#: 2520201

Date distributed: 02/18/2020

**BOIL ADVISORY TIMELINE**

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

 

The following is the procedure followed when issuing a Boil Advisory:

 

 

  1. Public Notice (either by an automated phone call or a   hand-delivered notice) is issued to community letting them know to boil their water.

  2. Once an acceptable chlorine residual is met, special follow-up* total coliform bacteriological samples must be scheduled. 

  3. Samples are collected and analyzed by a certified laboratory.

     *Follow-up sampling is a minimum of two consecutive days  –  Each sample takes a total of 48 hours to complete. 

  4. After two consecutive days of negative sample are obtained, the Boil Advisory can be lifted.

  5. At that time, a Problem Corrected Notice is issued (either by an automated phone call or a hand-delivered notice) to the community.

  6. The estimated length of time a Boil Advisory remains in effect is a “minimum” of one week.     

**ALL THE ABOVE ITEMS ARE REQUIRED BY THE PA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS**