Users can tap into annual water report online

Customers can check out the 2014 Greater Vernon Water annual report.

Customers can check out the 2014 Greater Vernon Water annual report.

The document is located on the Regional District of North Okanagan website at www.rdno.ca/water.

“A lot goes into taking raw, untreated water from Duteau Creek and Kalamalka Lake and delivering safe water to your tap,” said Renee Clark, water quality manager.

“B.C. legislation states that GVW reports annually to Interior Health and the utility is taking this opportunity to provide a comprehensive snapshot of 2014 operations.”

The content of the report includes:

Updates to the water system and capital works

Updates to the water monitoring plan

Updates to the emergency response plan

Updates to cross-connection control program

Provide environmental operators certification program updates

Annual consumption data

Microbiological test results

Continuous chlorine residuals

Comments on source, treatment, distribution system events.

Records of communication with customers

Operational activities

Water sustainability initiatives

“GVW has made this report available online to ensure transparency and accountability to its customers,” said Clark.