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July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015
Mandatory Language for a Maximum Contaminant Level Violation MCL, LRAA, TTHM (1)
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has notified the Salem Elm Ridge WSC that the drinking water being supplied to customers has exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for total trihalomethanes at 0.080 milligrams per liter (mg/L) based on locational running annual average (LRAA), and has determined that it is a health concern at levels above the MCL. Analysis of drinking water in your community for total trihalomethanes indicate a compliance value in quarter two 2015 of 0.084mg/L for DBP2-01.
Trihalomethanes are a group of volatile organic compounds that are formed...
July 01, 2015
Water is foundational for life. We can’t live without it. Literally!
Indeed, the more of it we drink, the healthier we get. Why then do so many of us find ourselves drinking significantly less water than we should? Studies show that men should be drinking around 3 liters (13 cups) of fluids each day and women need about 2.2 liters (9 cups). If you’re not drinking nearly that much, read on for “Why" and “How” to drink more water...
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