Published in The Ellis County Press one time on Thursday, March 26, 2009
PWS City of Wilmer / PWS ID 0570018 failed to collect the required number of bacteriological samples for coliform monitoring of the water distribution system during December 2008. This monitoring is required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s "Drinking Water Standards" and the federal "Safe Drinking Water Act," Public Law 95-523.
Bacteriological samples are used to monitor water quality and indicate if the water is free of coliform bacteria. Our water system is required to submit 5 bacteriological samples each month. Failure to collect all required bacteriological samples is a violation of the monitoring requirements and we are required to notify you of this violation.
If you have any questions regarding this violation, you may contact Douglas Taylor at 972-441-3222.