Evelyn Water System

Facility Location:
Pope Road
Smithers, V0J 2N1

Facility Information:
Facility Type:  2-14 Connections
Current Hazard Rating:   Low

This facility is currently under a Boil Water Notice

     Underlying Problems: - This Boil Water Notice is specifically for the residence at 13364 Dunlop St and its water users. - The previous approved UV treatment system at 13364 Dunlop St. was no longer working properly. The operator has replaced the old unit with a new UV treatment system (Hallett Potable UV 500 PN). According to the operator, this new UV system treats the water at 75% UVT and the system is measuring the UVT of the water between 64% and 84%. As a result, there is a concern that the water is not being adequately treated.
     Steps Taken to Remedy: - Chemical sample submitted to Norlabs to test the following parameters: colour, TDS, TOC, turbidity, UVT, tannins & lignins. Sample submitted November 19, 2019. - Residence currently operating under a Boil Water Notice (boiling water for drinking and food preparation)
     Corrective Actions Remaining: - Based on the chemical results, operator to address the issue affecting the UVT of the source water (e.g. additional filters and/or treatment) to ensure source water quality is acceptable for the UV system to sufficiently treat the water - Operator to forward manufacturer specifications and additional information on the new UV treatment system to the Environmental Health Officer for review. - Post treatment chemical sampling must also be conducted to ensure the UV treatment system is working effectively.

Facility Inspection History:
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Document Type   Details
Routine Inspection  16-Nov-2018  Low
Initial Inspection  28-Feb-2018  High
Sample Range Report  1-Jan-2013 to 31-Dec-2017
Sample Range Report  1-Jul-2017 to 30-Sep-2017
Sample Range Report  1-Jan-2017 to 31-Mar-2017
Sample Range Report  1-Jul-2016 to 30-Sep-2016