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NYS DOH Notice

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER SYSTEM

YOUR DRINKING WATER REMAINS SAFE TO CONSUME. THERE HAS BEEN NO INTERUPTION TO THE WATER SYSTEM AND YOUR WATER QUALITY HAS NOT CHANGED

Town of Lockport Did Not Meet NYS Filing Requirements Related to the Public Water System

Our water system recently violated a drinking water filing requirement pursuant to New York State Department of Health. Although this is not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what we are doing to correct this situation.

The New York State Sanitary Code requires certain water systems to develop and keep up to date water supply emergency plans. These plans must be submitted to the New York State Department of Health for review and approval. Our water system was issued a violation in 2021 for not meeting these water supply emergency plan requirements. Our system did not take the corrective actions required by the New York State Department of Health and was issued a second violation as a result. We are required to
issue this public notification to inform you of the second violation.

What should | do?

There is nothing you need to do. You do no not need to boil your water or take any other corrective actions. You may continue to drink the water.

What does this mean?

This is not an emergency. If it had been an emergency, you would have been notified within 24 hours. The Town did not file certain reports with the New York State Department of Health

What is being done?

The Town of Lockport will review and file the required reports which triggered this notice. We anticipate resolving the issue within 60 days.

For more information, please contact Town of Lockport Supervisor, Mark Crocker at (716) 439-9520.

Please share this information with any other people 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.

This notice is being sent to you by the Town of Lockport. State water System ID# NY3100562/563/565.

Date Distributed: August 26, 2022.

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