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The mission of the Sangamon Valley Public Water District is to protect the public health and environment, to provide quality water services in a reliable, affordable and customer-oriented fashion, and to maintain a vision for future growth and needs of our customers.

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Hardness Notice

September 25, 2019

Sangamon Valley Public Water District

Hardness Notice

Date: September 25, 2019

Dear SVPWD Residents,

It has come to our attention through rigorous testing and quality control, that the water you are using and consuming could be harder than is standard for our District.

General guidelines for classification of water hardness:

0 to 75 mg/L

soft

76 to 150 mg/L

moderately hard

151 to 200 mg/L

hard

>200 mg/L

very hard

 

Our goal is to stay around 90 mg/L. Due to a recent issues with one of our softening units we have been experiencing hardness levels between 100-200 mg/L.

Because of this issue, you could experience the...

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Imagine a Day without Water

Imagine a Day without Water

October 01, 2019

Could you go a day without water? No water to drink or make coffee. No water to shower, brush your teeth, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops. 

We know that water is essential.  That’s why we want you to know about a nationwide educational effort called “Imagine a Day Without Water.” On October 23, the Value of Water Coalition is coordinating a national advocacy and educational event, Imagine a Day Without Waterto raise awareness about the most essential resource we have: Water.  Across the country, water agencies, mayors, engineers, contractors, business leaders, community members, schools, organizations, corporations, environmental advocates, and more are joining together to educate people about how water is essential, the challenges facing water and wastewater systems, and the need for investment.

Even though water is absolutely vital to everything we do, it too often is forgotten. Out of sight, out of mind. Many people take water service for granted. Clean, safe, reliable, and affordable water comes out of the tap and flows down the drain without a second thought. But the massive infrastructure, much of it underground, which brings water to homes and businesses, takes it away, and treats it, is aging. A water main breaks somewhere in the U.S. every two minutes. Most pipes have an average life expectancy of 50 years, but in many major cities, water pipes are more than 100 years old. Communities cannot afford to go a day without water if those systems reach their breaking points.

What is the message of Imagine a Day without Water? Keep reading . . . 

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