The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Branch of Public Utilities announced a Boil Water Notice on Thursday, October 24, 2019, due to a loss of pressure in the Agency Water System during repairs. The Boil Water Order remains in effect following negative results on the first round of BacT testing. The second round of BacT test samples will be delivered to the lab this afternoon with results expected back tomorrow early afternoon.
Once those results are picked up, the water treatment staff will compile the necessary chlorine residual results to go with the two rounds of BacT testing and send them off to the EPA folks for review and guidance on whether or not the notice can be lifted. The earliest that feedback is expected is tomorrow afternoon, Thursday, October 31, 2019.
The Boil Water Notice is in effect until the EPA reviews all the results.
Drinking water distribution continues at the old Warm Springs Elementary Library 7am – 6pm.
Warm Springs ECE will be closed for children younger than 3 years old as well as for school age youth until the boil water notice has been lifted. Contact ECE at 541-553-3242 if you have any questions.