DRINKING WATER NOTICE
Significant Deficiency/Treatment Technique Requirements
The Ohio EPA has identified, through the sanitary site visit on May 8, 2023, significant deficiencies associated with the water treatment system. Kenton City did not provide the required documentation or status updates for the repairs to the elevated tower within the
accepted time frame. The deadline to resolve all outstanding significant deficiencies was September 30, 2023, as established in the June 28, 2023, Partial Resolution of Violation (PROV} letter. Kenton City's response was not received until October 16, 2023. As of the date of this notice, one significant deficiency regarding the elevated tower has not been resolved.
What should I do?
- You do not need to boil the water or take other corrective actions regarding this violation.
What does this mean?
- This situation does not require that you take immediate action. If it had been, you would have been notified immediately.
- Adequate quantities of safe drinking water are necessary for maintaining public health protection.
What happened? What is being done?
- We are investigating and taking the necessary steps to correct the problem as soon as possible.
For more information, please contact Dale Albert, Superintendent of Water Treatment at 419-673-0175 or 501 Waterworks Drive, Kenton, OH 43326.
General guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from the EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1(800} 426-4791.
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.
PWSID#: OH3300612 Date distributed: 11/1/2023
Tier 2: Treatment Technique Violation (Significant Deficiency type 45}