# Virginia Household Water Quality Program: Shock Chlorination: Disinfecting Private Household Water Supply Systems

Save this PDF as:

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Virginia Household Water Quality Program: Shock Chlorination: Disinfecting Private Household Water Supply Systems"

## Transcription

5 Table 3. Spring and cistern chlorine solution calculation worksheet. Instructions 1. Measure length and width of cistern or spring box, and depth of water. Multiply length by width by depth. 2. Convert ft 3 to gallons. Multiply No. 1 x 7.5. Example 6 ft x 6 ft x 6 ft = 216 ft 3 Your calculations length x width x depth = ft ft 3 x 7.5 gal/ft 3 = 1,620 gal ft 3 x 7.5 gal/ ft 3 = gal 3. Add 75 gallons to account for volume of water in home plumbing system. Add No Calculate the amount of liquid bleach needed: Multiply No. 3 x pints per gallon (3 pints per 100 gallons). OR Calculate the amount of calcium hypochlorite needed: Multiply No. 3 x ounces per gallon (4 ounces per 100 gallons). 1,620 gal + 75 gal = 1,695 gal gal gal = gal 1,695 gal x pt/gal = 5 pt gal x pt/gal = pt OR 1,695 gal x ounces/gal = 7 ounces gal x ounces/gal = ounces 5

6 Resources Indiana Department of Environmental Management Well Disinfection. SafeWater/drinkinfo/welldisinfection.pdf. Minnesota Department of Health Well and Water System Disinfection for Private Wells. ianrpubs.unl.edu/epublic/live/g1826/build/g1826.pdf. Parrott, K., B. Ross, and J. Woodward Household Water Quality: Bacteria and Other Microorganisms in Household Water. VCE Publication Skipton, S., B. Dvorak, W. Woldt, and S. Wirth Drinking Water: Bacteria. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Publication G jsp?publicationid=968. Swistock, B., S. Clemens, and W. Sharpe Water Facts #14: Shock Chlorination of Wells and Springs. Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences. Publication Code XH pdfs/xh0020.pdf. University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension Water Supply Program and the Rhode Island Department of Health Bacteria in Private Drinking Water Supplies. Private Wells Series. wq/has/pdfs/bacteria_handout_revised.pdf. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. EPA 86-F pdf. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Private Drinking Water Wells. EPA Web page: Virginia Department of Health Commonwealth of Virginia State Board of Health Private Well Regulations. Onsite/regulations/FormsDocs/documents/Wellregs pdf. 6

### What To Do When Your Well is Flooded. Common Sense Steps To Take If Your Well Is Covered by Flood Water

What To Do When Your Well is Flooded Common Sense Steps To Take If Your Well Is Covered by Flood Water Courtesy of CleanWaterStore.com 2016 Contents 1. What To Do If Your Well Is Covered by Flood Water...

### Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Well Disinfection

Indiana Department of Environmental Management www.in.gov/idem Well Disinfection Why Disinfect? Well disinfection can eliminate or reduce many different kinds harmful bacteria and viruses as well as harmless

TCEQ GENERAL INFORMATION Water Supply Division GI-432 August 2013 Disinfecting Your Private Well Is Your Well Flooded? Disinfect It Before You Drink It! If your private well is flooded, do not use water

### Well and Water System Disinfection For Private Wells

Well and Water System Disinfection For Private Wells Minnesota Department of Health 625 North Robert Street, P.O. Box 64975 Environmental Health Division St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0975 651-201-4600 or

### Treatment options for hydrogen sulfide. Testing for hydrogen sulfide

Sometimes hot water will have a sour smell, similar to that of an old damp rag. This smell often develops when the thermostat has been lowered to save energy or reduce the potential for scalding. Odor-causing

### Water Storage Tanks. (Cisterns) Drinking water and your health. Water Hauling. Rainwater Collection. Construction Material

Drinking water and your health Water Storage Tanks (Cisterns) This fact sheet is intended to be a general reference for cistern users. For detailed information on cistern construction and material standards,

### Children and Family Finances Paying for College

ChildrenandFamilyFinances PayingforCollege RevisedbyCeliaRayHayhoe,Ph.D.,CFP,FamilyResourceManagementSpecialist,VirginiaTech Withcollegecoatsrisingeachyear,payingforcollegecanseemlikea theotherwaystocovercollegecosts.

### What are coliform bacteria, and how can they enter drinking water?

Coliform bacteria By: Barbara Daniels and Nancy Mesner Revised December 2010 What are coliform bacteria, and how can they enter drinking water? Coliform bacteria are microscopic organisms that originate

### COLLECTION OF DRINKING WATER SAMPLES AND TREATMENT OF WELLS

CITY OF HOUSTON Department of Health & Human Services Bureau of Laboratory Services HDHHS Laboratory 1115 South Braeswood Houston, Texas 77030 713.558.3474 www.houstonhealth.org COLLECTION OF DRINKING

### FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FLOOD INFORMATION FACT SHEET

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FLOOD INFORMATION FACT SHEET HEALTH DANGERS OF MOLD IN WATER-DAMAGED BUILDINGS Take precautionary measures to avoid indoor air quality problems in homes and buildings. Moisture

### Well Records and Maintenance Guidelines

1 Well Records and Maintenance Guidelines If you have a home well, you alone are responsible for maintaining the safety of our drinking water supply. When your well system is suitably located, correctly

### City of Houston Health Department Laboratory Water & Dairy Section 2250 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77030 DRINKING WATER INFORMATION & TESTING

E-MAIL US! WaterLab.info@houstontx.gov City of Houston Health Department Laboratory Water & Dairy Section 2250 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77030 CALL US! 832.393.3939 DRINKING WATER INFORMATION & TESTING

### Procedure for Flushing Water Systems AFTER a Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory

Procedure for Flushing Water Systems AFTER a Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory The flushing and cleaning steps contained in this document should be completed by all users of the City of Weyburn water

### Virginia Household Water Quality Program: Household Water Treatment

Publication 442-670 Virginia Household Water Quality Program: Household Water Treatment Brian Benham, Extension Specialist, Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech Erin Ling,

### Water Treatment & Purification Chemicals

Lime-Out Extra Water Treatment Cleaning Chemicals Dissolves tough lime, calcium & rust stains Non-abrasive thick jelly like liquid clings to vertical surfaces Cleans tubs, sinks, shower doors, dishwashers

### Homeowner s GUIDE. to living with a well and septic system. Northeast Colorado. Health. Department. Replacement System. Leach Field. Septic Tank.

Homeowner s GUIDE to living with a well and septic system Northeast Colorado Health Department Replacement System Leach Field Septic Tank Well Congratulations on the purchase of your new home. Living in

### Stenner Pump Chlorinator Installation & Start Up Guide

Clean Water Made Easy www.cleanwaterstore.com Stenner Pump Chlorinator Installation & Start Up Guide Thank you for purchasing a Clean Water System! With proper installation and a little routine maintenance

### WATER SYSTEM DISINFECTION

WATER SYSTEM DISINFECTION water. Some States require that all public water systems maintain a chlorine residual in the distribution system. A chlorine residual entering the distribution system should be

### Septic Tank to Cistern Conversions. Saving Water & Saving Money

Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority 1100 Kennedy Drive Key West, Florida 33040 Septic Tank to Cistern Conversions Saving Water & Saving Money One of the benefits of connecting to the Central Wastewater System

### HOW TO DISINFECT YOUR WELL

HOW TO DISINFECT YOUR WELL Whitman County Environmental Health Public Service Building N. 310 Main Street Colfax, WA 99111-1848 509.397.6280 INSTRUCTIONS FOR CHLORINATING WELLS The Whitman County Department

### American Water College 2

Distribution Review Training Objectives To gain an understanding of: The characteristics of the different disinfecting agents The different disinfection methods for water mains The different disinfection

### Adjusting Chemical Levels in a Swimming Pool

Adjusting Chemical Levels in a Swimming Pool When adding chemicals, there are three types of chemical adjustments that can be performed: product label chemical dosage, product label chemical adjustment,

### Drinking water with a nuisance rotten egg odor contains hydrogen sulfide

L-5312 6-99 HYDROGEN SULFIDE IN DRINKING WATER Causes and Treatment Alternatives Mark L. McFarland and T. L. Provin* Drinking water with a nuisance rotten egg odor contains hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S), a

### Water System Disinfection

Water System Disinfection Document Number Revision 1 Approved By Ric Morris All 6/2/04 Active Divisions/Departments FEMC Raytheon Polar Services Company HARD COPY NOT CONTROLLED-CONTROLLED COPY AVAILABLE

### Guidelines for the Use of Sanitizers and Disinfectants

Guidelines for the Use of Sanitizers and Disinfectants Changhwa Hwang, Ph.D Biological Safety Specialist chwang5@uic.edu (312) 996-6873 Leo M. Njongmeta, Ph.D.,RBP Senior Biological Safety Specialist nleo@uic.edu

### Repair and Disinfection of Water Mains Water Protection Program fact sheet

Repair and Disinfection of Water Mains Water Protection Program fact sheet 9/2012 Every year waterborne disease outbreaks occur in the United States as a result of public water distribution system defi

### Is Your Well Flooded? Disinfect It before You Drink It!

Is Your Well Flooded? Disinfect It before You Drink It! If your private well is flooded, do not use water from it before: 1. The floodwaters have receded from the well and your plumbing system. 2. You

### Plugging Home Drains to Prevent Sewage Backup

AE-1476 Plugging Home Drains to Prevent Sewage Backup Why plug drains For homes in areas of the country prone to flooding or heavy rain, taking a few steps to prepare for water levels that could result

### HEALTH RISKS AFTER A FLOOD PROTECTING YOUR FAMILY

Rick Scott Governor John H. Armstrong, MD State Surgeon General HEALTH RISKS AFTER A FLOOD PROTECTING YOUR FAMILY Food safety: Preventing food-borne diseases Individuals should not eat any food that may

### RV STORAGE AND WINTERIZATION

~--------~------------------------- RV STORAGE AND WINTERIZATION Bigfoot Industries (2010) Inc. 4114 Crozier Road Armstrong, BC Canada VOE1B6 Phone: 250.546.2155 Fax: 250.546.2166 Email: bigfoot@bigfootrv.com

### INDIANA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Sanitary Engineering 2 North Meridian Section 5E Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 AC 317/233-7811

INDIANA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FLOOD OR DISASTER SANITATION INFORMATION The attached information will be of assistance to homeowners and citizens both during and after a flood or other disaster which

### Items You Need. Cooler Set Up

Aquverse Water Cooler Installation and Troubleshooting Instructions For any needed assistance please call 1-866-872-5722 ****Warning do not plug water cooler in until water line is in place and dispensing

### A HOMEOWNERS GUIDE ON-SITE SEWAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SECTION A HOMEOWNERS GUIDE TO ON-SITE SEWAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS March 12, 2002 WHAT IS AN ON-SITE SEWAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM An on-site sewage management

### FLOODING EMERGENCIES

FLOODING EMERGENCIES WHEN THERE S A FLOOD WHAT TO KNOW AND DO Before You Evacuate If there is time, move important papers, television sets, computers, stereo equipment and easily moveable appliances such

### Well and Water testing frequently asked questions

Well and Water testing frequently asked questions Wells Water Testing Do I need a permit to drill a new well or to repair or abandon an existing well? What if any inspections are required for my well?

### AGENDA. Changes to FAC65C-13 Health Inspection Components Health Inspection Preparation Items DCF Health Inspection Form

AGENDA Changes to FAC65C-13 Health Inspection Components Health Inspection Preparation Items DCF Health Inspection Form HEALTH INSPECTION COMPONENTS Water Supply Food Protection Plumbing/Sewage Vermin

### The Basics of Fertilizer Calculations for Greenhouse Crops Joyce G. Latimer, Extension Specialist, Greenhouse Crops; Virginia Tech

The Basics of Fertilizer Calculations for Greenhouse Crops Joyce G. Latimer, Extension Specialist, Greenhouse Crops; Virginia Tech Publication 430-100 Meeting the Plant s Needs Fertilizers are designed

### Chlorination / DeChlorination Procedures

Chlorination / DeChlorination Procedures -A New Twist to an Old Technology- Robert Gordhamer Measurement Technologies, Inc. Redmond, Washington Chlorination / Dechlorination Field Chlorination Forms of

### Consider all floodwaters contaminated!

FLOOD EMERGENCY INFORMATION KEEP YOURSELF HEALTHY! Consider all floodwaters contaminated! We want you to keep yourself and your family healthy while you are recovering from the floods and getting your

### St. Joseph, Missouri Water Protection Homeowners Guide to Your Sewer

St. Joseph, Missouri Water Protection Homeowners Guide to Your Sewer Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Don t wait until you have a problem to maintain your private lateral sewer line. Keeping Excess Water Out

### How to Protect Your Property Against Plumbing Disasters

How to Protect Your Property Against Plumbing Disasters Over 15 Years of Experience Servicing Toronto & GTA Available 24-Hours a Day CONTENT Why Your Home Plumbing Matters...2 Plumbing 101...3 Caring For

### Pool Season Pool Care Guide Provided By: POOL CARE GUIDE. PS / All rights reserved Superior Pool Products LLC.

Pool Season Pool Care Guide Provided By: www.poolseason.com PS 103 01/06 2006 All rights reserved Superior Pool Products LLC. POOL CARE GUIDE POOL CARE MADE SIMPLE-IN 3 EASY STEPS. Welcome to the world

### MOLD REMEDIATION Kathleen Parrott, Ph.D. Professor of Housing, Virginia Tech

MOLD REMEDIATION Kathleen Parrott, Ph.D. Professor of Housing, Virginia Tech Virginia Cooperative Extension has three publications to help you deal with mold in your home: Mold Basics: What is mold? How

### Chester County Flood Recovery Guide. Chester County Department of Emergency Services 601 Westtown Road, Suite 012 West Chester, PA 19380

Chester County Flood Recovery Guide Chester County Department of Emergency Services 601 Westtown Road, Suite 012 West Chester, PA 19380 www.chesco.org/des www.facebook.com/ccdes www.twitter.com/ccdes chesco.alertpa.org

### Iron and manganese are two similar elements

L-5451 2-04 Drinking Water Problems: Iron and Manganese Mark L. McFarland, Associate Professor and Extension Soil Fertility Specialist Monty C. Dozier, Assistant Professor and Extension Water Resources

### SEPTIC SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS ST. MARY S COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

SEPTIC SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS ST. MARY S COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT The following are minimum requirements for installation of conventional trench sewage disposal systems in St. Mary s County,

### A Guide for Private Well Owners

Environment and Labour Environmental Monitoring & Compliance A Guide for Private Well Owners Contents Locate and Construct Your Well Properly...................... 4 Where should my well be located?..........................

### mold & moisture Keeping your home free from mold and moisture problems INDOOR AIR UNIT

mold & moisture Keeping your home free from mold and moisture problems INDOOR AIR UNIT Mold in Our Homes Mold is a type of fungus. Mold spores are found in both the indoor and outdoor air, but they will

### A Guideline for Cleaning Up After Flood or Sewer Back-up

A Guideline for Cleaning Up After Flood or Sewer Back-up Revised 2010-03 INDEX PAGE Index 2 Personal Protection 3 Procedure for Cleaning Up 3 Safety 4 Initial Clean-up 5 Clean-up and Disinfection 5 Disinfectants

### Inline Chlorinator Chlorine Chemical Feeder

Inline Chlorinator Chlorine Chemical Feeder Instructions Page 1 Chlorine setting in P.P.M. for center tube and cap Hole #1 = 2 P.P.M. Hole #2 = 8 P.P.M. Hole #3 = 30 P.P.M. Hole #A = 3.5 P.P.M. Hole #B

### Maintaining Trucks and Cisterns for Quality Water Supplies. Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health Environmental Public Health Services

Maintaining Trucks and Cisterns for Quality Water Supplies Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health Environmental Public Health Services Outline Trucks and Cisterns in general Basics Water is one of

### Causes of Bacteria in Water Samples 1

The Center at Keene: 149 Emerald Street, Keene NH 03431 Phone: (603) 357-2577 / Toll Free: (800) 760-4246 Fax: (603) 352-3899 Email: chem@eai-labs.com Causes of Bacteria in Water Samples 1 The purpose

### Guide to Common Water Quality Concerns

Guide to Common Water Quality Concerns The City of Corpus Christi Water Department's Water Quality Team understands the importance of safe drinking water for the health and well-being of our customers

### TIMELY INFORMATION Flood Recovery

DISASTER RECOVERY SERIES TIMELY INFORMATION Flood Recovery Flood Recovery: Home Salvaging Flood Damaged Furniture Before you start salvaging flood damaged furniture, decide which pieces are worth restoring.

### Corrosivity of Water Supplies

WD-DWGB-3-4 2009 Corrosivity of Water Supplies What is meant by Corrosivity? Corrosive water can be defined as a condition of water quality which will dissolve metals from metallic plumbing at an excessive

### Septic System Info. What are septic systems?

Septic System Info What are septic systems? Septic systems are actually "small on-site sewage treatment plants" that are buried in the ground. They have two main parts: the septic tank and the soil absorption

### STATUS REPORT: Bacteria and Other Contaminants in Domestic Water Wells in the Jackson Purchase Region

ENRI-221 STATUS REPORT: Bacteria and Other Contaminants in Domestic Water Wells in the Jackson Purchase Region E. Glynn Beck, James Dinger, and Megan McMeans, Kentucky Geological Survey; William Thom,

### FLOOD EMERGENCY CLEANUP HANDBOOK

COUNTY OF BERGEN FLOOD EMERGENCY CLEANUP HANDBOOK KATHLEEN A. DONOVAN County Executive BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS 327 E. Ridgewood Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652-4895 201-634-2600 FAX: 201-986-1968 www.bergenhealth.org

### Well Owner s Guide. Bernalillo County Office of Environmental Health

Bernalillo County Office of Environmental Health A comprehensive guide to help maintain your well and keep your drinking water safe Bernalillo County Office of Environmental Health Bernalillo County Commission

### Cistern Maintenance. Portsmouth Island, NC life saving station. Stormwater BMP Maintenance & Inspection

Cistern Maintenance Portsmouth Island, NC life saving station Bodie Island Light House Old Salem, NC 1780 Sierra Nevada Mills River NC Why A Cistern Cisterns store rain water Rain water can be used for

### 22) The interior of 750 ft of 24 in. pipe is uniformly coated with 1.5 inches of

22) The interior of 750 ft of 24 in. pipe is uniformly coated with 1.5 inches of grease. How many gallons will this pipe hold when filled with water? Formula(s) needed: 1ft 3 = 7.48 gal., Area = D 2 x.785

### Some people get most of their water from their own

Cooperative Extension Service Hawaii s Pollution Prevention Information Dec. 2000 HAPPI-Home 9 Drinking Water Wells Some people get most of their water from their own well. Other wells are used to provide

### DC Water. household water quality guide. dcwater.com district of columbia water and sewer authority. George S. Hawkins, General Manager

DC Water household water quality guide dcwater.com district of columbia water and sewer authority George S. Hawkins, General Manager Ensuring quality tap water is a shared responsibility of DC Water and

### DRAFT July, 2006 Page 1 of 18

DRAFT July, 2006 Page 1 of 18 Swimming Pool Venue Environmental Health Outbreak Investigation Survey: An Environmental Health Systems Approach to Recreational Water Illness Prevention - Information Collection

### DO-IT-YOURSELF SEPTIC SYSTEM INSPECTION FIELD GUIDE (Mound System)

DO-IT-YOURSELF SEPTIC SYSTEM INSPECTION FIELD GUIDE (Mound System) Field Guide for homeowners to accompany the Do-It-Yourself Septic System Inspection 201 Course DISCLAIMER Septic system owners are ultimately

### Precautionary Boil Water Notices: Frequently Asked Questions

Precautionary Boil Water Notices: Frequently Asked Questions QUICK TIPS: Boil Water For: Drinking Brushing Teeth Washing fruits & vegetables Preparing food Mixing baby formula Making ice Giving water to

### Series 9000 Water Treatment System

Series 9000 Water Treatment System Owners Manual Installation Service & Parts Operation Guide The Clear Choice for Soft, Conditioned Water TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Pre-Installation Review --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

### Page 1 of 2. Dear Occupant:

Page 1 of 2 Dear Occupant: You contacted the City of Lincoln Park to claim that you discovered that you had suffered property damage or personal injury as a result of a sewage disposal system event. Enclosed,

### Iron and Manganese BACTERIA AND IRON AND MANGANESE

Iron and Manganese Iron and manganese control is the most common type of municipal water treatment in Minnesota. Iron and manganese occur naturally in groundwater. Neither element causes adverse heath

### SS6000 DRY ICE FOGGER

SS6000 DRY ICE FOGGER INSTRUCTION MANUAL SPECIFICATIONS TANK: Material: Dimensions: Water capacity: Fill Door:.062 stainless steel, TIG welded, black texture paint outside. 24 X 23 X 42 (tank only) 24

### Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting Introduction Water harvesting is the practice of capturing rainwater runoff, normally from a rooftop, and storing it in a tank or cistern for use around a home

### Southwest Florida Water Management District. Fix It for Less

Southwest Florida Water Management District Fix It for Less Fix It for Less Most waterconserving devices will reduce your water and sewer bill enough to pay for themselves within six months. Fix It for

### Boil Water Advisory. For Commercial/Public Facilities. Boil Water Advisory Factsheet #3

Boil Water Advisory Factsheet #3 Boil Water Advisory For Commercial/Public Facilities How to operate a commercial/ public facility under a boil water advisory Boil water advisories are issued when a municipal,

### Drinking Water Treatment Systems

Drinking Water Treatment Systems By Barbara Daniels and Nancy Mesner June, 2005 NR/WQ/2005-24 If your home water comes from a public water supply, it has been tested and meets EPA standards for drinking

### WS1 Greensand Installation & Start Up Guide

WS1 Greensand Installation & Start Up Guide Thank you for purchasing a Clean Water System! With proper installation and a little routine maintenance your system will be providing filtered water for many

### HOW TO CLEAN UP AFTER A FLOOD AND PRECAUTIONS AGAINST DISEASE IN FLOOD AREAS

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION and IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HOW TO CLEAN UP AFTER A FLOOD AND PRECAUTIONS AGAINST DISEASE IN FLOOD AREAS Fact Sheets Furnished by the IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC

### Healthy Drinking Waters

Healthy Drinking Waters for M A S S A C H U S E T T S S a f e a n d h e a l t h y l i v e s i n s a f e a n d h e a l t h y c o m m u n i t i e s Copper in Private Drinking Water Wells Private well owners

### RECOMMENDED PROGRAM FOR WELL AND SEPTIC SYSTEM REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION INSPECTIONS

Contra Costa Environmental Health 2120 Diamond Blvd., Suite 200 Concord, CA 94520 Phone: (925) 692-2500 Fax: (925) 692-2504 www.cchealth.org/eh/ RECOMMENDED PROGRAM FOR WELL AND SEPTIC SYSTEM REAL ESTATE

### WHEN THERE S A FLOOD What you NEED TO KNOW to protect your health and safety

Before You Evacuate WHEN THERE S A FLOOD What you NEED TO KNOW to protect your health and safety If there is time, move important papers, television sets, computers, stereo equipment and easily moveable

### Prevention. Cause. Causes: Groundwater seepage through the basement walls. Prevention: OPEN 24 Hours. Surface runoff. Sanitary sewer backup

U n d e r s t a n d i n g B a s e m e n t F l o o d i n g Cause hen a basement floods, it is a source of stress and frustration for everyone involved. The City of Lansing wants to be a resource of information

### Common Causes of High Water Bills

Common Causes of High Water Bills An unusually high water bill is most often caused by a leak or change in water use. Some common causes of high water bills include: A leaking toilet, or a toilet that

### CHAPTER 4 WELL COMPLETION AND MAINTENANCE

CHAPTER 4 WELL COMPLETION AND MAINTENANCE Section 1: Disinfection. (a) Each person who repairs, modifies, works on, or otherwise affects the physical components of a well shall clean and disinfect the

### AFTER THE FLOOD. after handling articles contaminated with floodwater or sewage.

AFTER THE FLOOD After a flood, the physical devastation to personal property and the community is obvious. These tragic consequences can be compounded by injuries or illness, though, if certain precautions

### annual Quality REPORT water testing performed in 2015 Presented By City of Gig Harbor

annual WATER Quality REPORT water testing performed in 2015 Presented By City of Gig Harbor PWS PWS ID#: ID#: 276009 XX Report Introduction The City of Gig Harbor s Water Department receives its drinking

### What Every Realtor Should Know About Private Drinking Water Wells

What Every Realtor Should Know About Private Drinking Water Wells So, tell me about this well? Is the water good? If you are a real estate agent representing the buyer or the seller of a property served

### SECTION DISINFECTION OF WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

SECTION 02501 DISINFECTION OF WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS PART 1 GENERAL 2.1 SECTION INCLUDES A. Procedures for disinfecting new and repaired water distribution systems. All new water mains and repairs

### Home Drinking Water Treatment Systems

Home Drinking Water Treatment Systems Prepared by: Glenda M. Herman Extension Housing Specialist Gregory D. Jennings Extension Water Quality Specialist Published by: North Carolina Cooperative Extension

### EMERGENCY DRINKING WATER SUPPLIES

EMERGENCY DRINKING WATER SUPPLIES Prepared by: Dorothy L. Miner Extension Water Quality Associate Specialist Why have emergency water supplies? We often take our household water supply for granted. However,

### Virginia s Strategic Plan for Virginia Cooperative Extension

Virginia s Strategic Plan for Virginia Cooperative Extension Goals and Objectives 2011-2016 People, and Full version can be found at: www.ext.vt.edu/strategicplanning/index.html 2 Focus Area I: Enhancing

### Air Conditioner Water Heater - A Product of HotSpot Energy LLC

Air Conditioner Water Heater - A Product of HotSpot Energy LLC PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU INSTALL THE UNIT 1. This air conditioner must be installed and/or repaired by a qualified technician. If you perform

### Homeowners and Home Buyers Guide to Wells and Private Sewage Systems

Homeowners and Home Buyers Guide to Wells and Private Sewage Systems What every homeowner should know about living with a well and a private sewage system. YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS Out of sight out of

The goal of a septic system is to protect human health and the environment by properly treating wastewater before returning it to the environment. Your septic system is designed to kill harmful organisms

### COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT GENERAL INFORMATION TO CONSTRUCT A SWIMMING POOL, SPA OR HOT TUB (847) 506-6030 www.cityrm.org./rmcd General Instructions Complete the Pool/Spa/Hot Tub Application and

### Properly maintaining your septic system will help reduce the. It s Your Septic System. Homeowner s Guide. Here s How to Take Care of It

Homeowner s Guide for Maintenance and Care of On-Site Sewage Systems It s Your Septic System Here s How to Take Care of It Properly maintaining your septic system will help reduce the possibility of health

### Complete Guide to Pool and Spa Care

The Complete Guide to Pool and Spa Care 15-Second Test! 24-page Care and Treatment Guide Easy-to-use Pool and Spa Test Strips Test Log for recording your results Refill available I ll tell you about...

### Water Quality Knowledge to Go Purdue Extension

WQ-4 Water Quality Knowledge to Go Purdue Extension Why & How to Test Home Water Supplies Jane Frankenberger, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Cheri Janssen, Department of Agronomy

### Performing Calculations

Calculations Performing Calculations Practical application of information learned in this program A pool operator must perform calculations regularly in order to properly do his or her job Examples: Conversions