Greenville Water Report

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The City of Greenville recently sent its latest Consumer Confidence Water Report to every customer.

In addition to providing water to Greenville residents and businesses, plus the federal prison, Greenville provides water to Donnellson, Panama, Smithboro, Royal Lake, Mulberry Grove and at the Coffeen power plant.

Water Plant Supervisor Jim Sutton said the city issued a clean report. He said the report is required by the EPA and is designed to instill confidence in the public that their water supply is safe and that the EPA is monitoring the quality.

Sutton said there were no questions about the quality of the Greenville water and everything was in compliance.

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There is a staff of five employees at the water plant. The plant is monitored 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Sutton said numerous tests are conducted on a continuous basis.

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Sutton said since the city has had no violations regarding lead in water, it only has to conduct those tests every three years. The water plant processes an average of 1.4 million gallons of water per day and at times produces as much as 2.2 million gallons per day.