Thursday, November 15, 2018

We are checking Benton Harbor residents water for Contaminants.

Benton Harbor Treatment Plant is responsible for providing high quality drinking water. The contaminants that may be present in Benton Harbor water include. Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants septic systems, agriculture livestock operations and wildlife.

Inorganic Contaminants such as salts and metals, which can be naturally occurring or result from urban storm water. industrial or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining or farming.

Radioactive Contaminants which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.We must protect our water and make sure it is tested.

Organic chemical contaminants including synthetic and volatile organic chemical which are by products of industrial processes and petroleum production. and can also come from gas stations, urban storm water run off and septic systems.

We must protect our water and have the water tested as off as possible.The Benton Harbor water is contaminated. we must have the water tested.