What is the quality of the treated river water?

Treated river water will contain lower concentrations of iron and manganese so that the water will no longer stain sidewalks, appliances, fixtures, etc.   The hardness of the water will be approximately 15 grains per gallon, about 30 percent lower than the well water, depending on which well serves water to your neighborhood.  The dissolved mineral content will be lower by approximately 30 percent.  Although the well water has chloramine residual disinfectant, the concentration varies throughout the City.  The treated water will have a more consistent chloramine residual concentration, in the range of 2 to 3 mg/L.

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1. When will the transition occur?
2. How will the well water be removed from the system?
3. How long will it take for treated water to reach my house?
4. How will water quality be affected during the transition from well water to treated water?
5. What is the quality of the treated river water?
6. Are Chloramines safe?
7. What monitoring will occur to ensure my water is safe to drink?
8. Will the treated water impact my pet fish?
9. How will the treated water quality impact my home or business?
10. Can I continue to use my water softener?
11. Will the transition flushing that flushes the old water from the system be similar to the Fall/Winter 2021 flushing program?
12. Do I need to adjust or replace my water heater?
13. Who do I contact for more information?