Text Box: Lucasville, Ohio.

We work hard to insure the quality and safety of your ground water supply, and we are proud to announce that in 2005 we had no violations of contaminant levels or water quality standards. This newsletter is a summary concerning the quality of water provided to you, and the hard work of our employees to provide excellent water. All information provided in this newsletter is based on the results of many tests performed between January 1st

and December 31st 2005. If you have any questions regarding this newsletter, please contact our Plant Superintendent, Rich Bradford at 259-2301. We want our customers to be informed about their utility. If you want to learn more about Water #1, please visit our website at www. water1.org. Our company is governed by a seven member board that meets on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the conference room at 326 Robert Lucas Road,

Another successful year

Text Box: ACH Now Available
Text Box: Save time and stamps - Automated Bill Pay is here!  Effective January 1, 2006, Scioto County Regional Water District began offering our customers a new payment option, Automated Bill Pay.  This option enables our customers to have their payment for their water bill deducted each month from their checking account.  This is a free service offered by the District.  If you are interested in this payment option, complete the form enclosed with this mailing.  Return the form along with a voided check to our office at 326 Robert Lucas Rd, Lucasville OH 45648.
In addition to Auto Bill Pay, the water district offers customers the option of paying their water bill at our office in Lucasville, at any U.S. Bank Branch in Scioto County, or by credit card.  Payments by credit card can be made either at the office or over the phone.
By the end of 2006, the district plans to make various internet options available to customers.  A link on our website (www.water1.org) will give customers the option to view and pay their bill online.  We are very excited about these new opportunities and we hope our customers will take advantage of the new options which will be offered.  If you would like additional information, feel free to call our office at 740-259-2301 and pay your bill online.
Text Box: Text Box: Scioto County Regional Water Dist   No. 1

PO Box 310

Lucasville, OH 45648

740-259-2301

Www.water1.org

 

Spring 2006

Consumer Confidence Report

Special points of interest:

 The water company has 29 employees

 In 2005 the water company produced more than 1 billion gallons of potable water

 The water company has approximately 400 miles of water line in the ground

 The water company employees have over 340 years of experience

Text Box: Why does water cost $$$
Text Box: Have you ever wondered why you have to pay for water?  Your water is pumped from nine wells located in the Scioto River Bottoms near State  Route 348.  These wells pump from an underground aquifer.  The water then is treated  with lime slurry to remove hardness and turbidity.  Carbon Dioxide gas is  injected into the water to lower the pH which stabilizes the water which prevents excessive buildup in your pipes.  Chlorine is added to the water next.  This helps insure that no bacteria is surviving in the water.  The water is filtered through nine filters which remove any remaining particulates in the water.  To help strengthen your teeth, fluoride is added .  Finally,  before the water enters the distribution system, another chlorine treatment is applied.  This helps prevent any bacteria from developing while the water is being transferred to your home.     This entire process is done using state certified operators and tested by state approved laboratories.  So how much does all this cost?  In 2005 the water company spent over $144,000.00  in electricity to pump the water, over $146,700.00 in chemicals, and over $820,000.00 to treat and test the water and over $1,220,000.00 to get the water to you the customer.

This is a new well field tower built by the water district employees in 2005. The construction and design of this tower will help insure that water can be pumped during lengthy power outages