LEAD & COPPER RULE MONITORING AND REPORTING VIOLATION
MANDATORY LANGUAGE – TIER III
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER
__________The City of Everman _ has violated the monitoring and reporting
requirements set by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in Chapter 30,
Section 290, Subchapter F. Even though these were not emergencies, as our customers, you
have the right to know what happened and what we are doing (or did) to correct these
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 our drinking water
meets health standards. During June1 – September 30, 2016 we did not complete all monitoring
or testing for Lead & Copper and therefore cannot be sure of the quality of your drinking water
during that time.
The table below lists the contaminant(s) we did not properly test for during the last year,
how often we are supposed to sample for Lead & Copper, how many samples we are
supposed to take, how many samples we took, when samples should have been taken, and
the date on which the follow-up samples were [or will be] taken.
Required Number of When samples When samples
Contaminant sampling samples should have were or will be
frequency taken been taken taken
Lead & Copper
reduced Monitoring 3 years 20 June 1-
What is being done?
We are working to correct the problem. For more information, please contact Lisa Minnis
at (817) 293-0525 or 212 N. Race St. Everman, Texas 76140.
[Corrective actions] No longer use the lab that failed to submit the analytical results to TCEQ by the required deadline date.
Please share this information with all other people who drink this water, especially those
who may not have received this notice directly (i.e., people in apartments, nursing homes,
schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or
distributing copies by hand or mail.
This notice is being sent to you by the City of Everman Public Water System Number: [TX 2200010] Date Distributed: November 30, 2016.