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Public Notice: Information About Your Drinking Water

Posted on February 3, 2021


Water Notice

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

CITY OF BELMONT HAS NOT MET MONITORING REQUIREMENTS

We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis. Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not our drinking water meets health standards. During the compliance period specified in the table below, we did not complete all monitoring or testing for the contaminants listed and therefore cannot be sure of the quality of your drinking water during that time.

CONTAMINANT GROUP**FACILITY ID NO./SAMPLE POINT IDCOMPLIANCE PERIOD BEGIN DATENUMBER OF SAMPLES/
SAMPLING FREQUENCY
WHEN SAMPLES WERE OR WILL BE TAKEN
(Water System to Complete)
TOTAL ORGANIC CARBON (TOC)S01 AND P01NOVEMBER 1, 2020MONTHLY (MONTH OF NOVEMBER)12-16-2020 & 12-22-2020

** See bottom of this notice for further information on contaminants.

What should I do? There is nothing you need to do at this time.

What is being done?
The contract lab hired by the City of Belmont mishandled the analysis of the samples.

The City of Belmont has repeated the sample collection.

The City of Belmont’s TOC levels are currently within safe drinking water limits.

The City of Belmont has contracted with a new lab.

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.

For more information, please contact:

Responsible Person: Joseph RoySystem Name: City of BelmontSystem Address (Street):
205 N. 10th St.
Phone Number:
704-825-2625
System Number:
NC 01-36-015
System Address (City/State/Zip):
Belmont, NC 28012

Violation Awareness Date: 1/22/2021

Date Notice Distributed: 2/10/2021

Method of Distribution: Direct Mail & Website News Article

Contaminant Group List

(AS) Asbestos – includes testing for Chrysotile, Amphibole and Total Asbestos.
(BA) Total Coliform Bacteria – includes testing for Total Coliform bacteria and Fecal/E.coli bacteria. Testing for Fecal/E.coli bacteria is required if total coliform is present in the sample.
(BB) Bromate/Bromide – includes testing for Bromate and/or Bromide.
(CD) Chlorine Dioxide/Chlorite – includes testing for Chlorine Dioxide and/or Chlorite.
(DI) Disinfectant Residual must be tested with the collection of each compliance bacteriological sample, at the same time and site.
Fecal Indicators – includes E.coli, enterococci or coliphage.
(HAA5)- Haloacetic Acids – include Monochloroacetic Acid, Dichloroacetic Acid, Trichloroacetic Acid, Monobromoacetic Acid, Dibromoacetic Acid.
(IOC) Inorganic chemicals – include Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cyanide, Fluoride, Iron, Manganese, Mercury, Nickel, pH, Selenium, Sodium, Sulfate, and Thallium.
(LC) Lead and Copper are tested by collecting the required number of samples and testing each of the samples for both lead and copper.
(NT) Nitrate/ (NI) Nitrite – includes testing for nitrate and/or nitrite.
(RA) Radionuclides – includes Gross Alpha, Radon, Uranium, Combined Radium, Radium 226, Radium 228, Potassium 40 (Total), Gross Beta, Tritium, Strontium 89, Strontium 90, Iodine 131, and Cesium 134.
(SOC) – Synthetic Organic Chemicals/Pesticides – include 2,4-D, 2,4,5-TP (Silvex), Alachlor, Atrazine, Benzo(a)pyrene, Carbofuran, Chlordane, Dalapon, Di(2-ethylhexyl)adipate, Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate, Dibromochloropropane (DBCP), Dinoseb, Endrin, Ethylene dibromide (EDB), Heptachlor, Heptachlor Epoxide, Hexachlorobenzene, Hexachlorocyclopentadiene, Lindane, Methoxychlor, Oxamyl(vydate), PCBs, Pentachlorophenol, Picloram, Simazine, Toxaphene.
(TOC) – Total Organic Carbon – includes testing for Alkalinity, Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC), Total Organic Carbon (TOC) and Ultraviolet Absorption 254 (UV254). Source water samples must be tested for both TOC and Alkalinity. Treated water samples must be tested for TOC. Source water samples and treated water samples must be collected on the same day.
(TTHM) – Total Trihalomethanes – include Chloroform, Bromoform, Bromodichloromethane, and Dibromochloromethane.
(VOC) – Volatile Organic Chemicals – include 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene, Cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene, Xylenes (Total), Dichloromethane, o-Dichlorobenzene, p-Dichlorobenzene, Vinyl Chloride, 1,1,-Dichloroethylene, Trans-1,2,-Dichloroethylene, 1,2-Dichloroethane, 1,1,1-Trichloroethane, Carbon Tetrachloride, 1,2-Dichloropropane, Trichloroethylene, 1,1,2-Trichloroethane, Tetrachloroethylene, Chlorobenzene, Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Styrene.
(WQP) Water Quality Parameters (for Lead and Copper Rule) – includes Calcium, Orthophosphate (as PO4), Silica, Conductivity, pH, Alkalinity and Water Temperature.

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