Public Notice Regarding Monitoring Requirements (Nov. 29, 2023)

Important Information About Your Drinking Water

Perkins Did Not Meet Monitoring Requirements

Our water system violated drinking water requirements pertaining to the contaminant(s) of concern listed below.  Although none of these violations are considered emergencies, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing or have done, to correct these violations.  Customers are not at risk and there is no reason to suspect any potential adverse health effects. Alternative water supplies are not needed.

We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis. Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not your drinking water meets health standards. During the following monitoring periods, we did not monitor or test for the following contaminants, and therefore, cannot be sure of the quality of your drinking water during that time:

Contaminant

Begin Date

End Date

# of Samples Required

# of Samples Missing

Lead & Copper

1/1/2023

6/30/2023

20

4

 

Radionuclides

4/1/2023

6/30/2023

1

1

 

Volatile Organic Chemicals

4/1/2023

6/30/2023

1

1

 

What should I do? There is nothing you need to do at this time.

What happened? What is being done? We missed taking several samples.  We have or will take the samples in the future.

We anticipate resolving the problem:  The problem has been resolved or will be resolved as soon as the samples are taken. 

For more information, please contact: Bob Ernst, City Manager at 405-547-2445    or P.O. BOX 9, PERKINS OK, 74059

Monitoring Public Notice        OK2006012               Date Distributed: November 29, 2023