Through on-going regulatory water
sampling, the Township has determined there are elevated sodium levels in the
Ansnorveldt and Schomberg Drinking Water Systems. In response to these
levels and as per the York Regional Health Department, the Township would like
to advise all users of the systems of these elevated levels as well as a Sodium Fact Sheet.
York Region experienced adverse sodium results at the Schomberg Water Treatment Plant and Schomberg Elevated Tank. These adverse results were 20.2 mg/L and 20.9 mg/L respectively. The Region also experienced adverse sodium results at Ansnorveldt Wells 2 and 3 with a concentration of 41.9 mg/L. The Township also experienced an adverse test result in the Ansnorveldt system with a value of 41.1 mg/L and the Schomberg system with a value of 20.3 mg/L. The threshold limit for these systems is 20 mg/L. As per York Region Public Health Department the Township provides the following Sodium Fact Sheet and advises users of these systems that sodium levels are moderately elevated.
If you have any
concerns regarding this matter, please contact the Township’s QMS
Representative at 905-833-5321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section 11 of the
Ontario Drinking Water Systems Regulation 170/03 (O.Reg.170/03) requires an Annual Report be prepared for water distribution and supply systems by February 28th of each year.
Sodium in Drinking Water Factsheet
EPW 2020-07 - 2019 Annual Water Summary Report
EPW 2018-07 - Annual Water Summary Report
EPW 2017-09 - Annual Water Summary Report
Drinking Water Quality and Monitoring