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Tyler's city council is hearing from an Enprotec representative about its report on the city's water. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/ki1dz4j3zs
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Enprotec rep says that Tyler has been in compliance for a long time before this. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Enprotec says this is not an acute situation, even with elevated levels of disinfectant byproducts, the citizens were not at risk.#7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Enprotec: The Golden Road water treatment facility was built two decades before the Safe Drinking Water Act was passed. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Enprotec: Rainfall events or turnover in lakes could be the cause of elevated levels of haloacetic acids in the drinking water. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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"If you haven't been to your water treatment plant, shame on you, it's a great place to go," the Emprotec rep says jokingly. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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The Enprotec rep applauds the appearance of the facilities he evaluated and the staff's perception of water treatment processes. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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We should ask"What's the low hanging fruit,the quick fixes we can do to lower the disinfectant byproducts in the water?"--Enprotec #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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This is not an easy process. There's not one thing that can be done, no silver bullet to fix everything at once. It's a puzzle. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Enprotec takes questions from the council. #7onscene pic.twitter.com/OibsyrCwLH
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Councilman Moore says he's received complaints from residents about blue film in their water. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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The Enprotec rep says he doesn't have an explanation for blue water. He can explain red, yellow or brown water, but not blue. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:48 Julia Jenaé
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Enprotec:"The water has been and is safe for drinking.If it wasn't safe, the state would step in and require a boil water notice." #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:49 JuliaJenae7
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Councilman Bowdre asks again about blue & green residue in water because his constituents have complained to him about this. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:51 JuliaJenae7
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Councilman Warren: It's been a fear tactic that was created among our younger people when they watch what's on Facebook. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:53 JuliaJenae7
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Enprotec confirms that they haven't evaluated or worked with the Tyler facilities before. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:54 JuliaJenae7
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Enprotec: The older Golden Rd plant is like having a 1950s vehicle still passing emissions tests. It's surprisingly working good. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:56 JuliaJenae7
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Enprotec's presentation of its third party water evaluation to city council is complete. #7onscene
Wednesday December 9, 2015 9:59 JuliaJenae7
 
 
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