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Boil Water Rescind Notice for Bldg 1080, 362nd Training Squadron

Posted 8/24/2012   Updated 8/24/2012 Email story   Print story


by 1 Lt Kotouch
Bioenvironmental Engineering

8/24/2012 - Sheppard AFB TX -- MEMORANDUM FOR EMPLOYEES AND PATRONS OF BLDG 1080, 362nd Training Squadron

149 Hart St. Bldg 1200
Sheppard AFB, TX 76311

SUBJECT: Boil Water Rescind Notice for Sheppard AFB, Potable Water System (PWS) ID 2430007, Wichita Falls, Texas

1. On 21 Aug 12, Sheppard AFB PWS issued a boil water notification for Bldg 1080 (362nd Training Squadron) Sheppard AFB, TX 76311 to comply with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The notification was to inform the patrons of Bldg 1080 that on 21 Aug 12, Defense Support Services (DS2) was required to turn off the water to perform routine maintenance, this caused the water pressure in the building to drop below 20 psi. (DS2 was able to conduct the required repairs and restore pressure above 20 psi).

2. In an effort to maintain the health and safety of the base population, the Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight collected representative water samples from Bldg 1080 to determine the current state of the water quality. A state certified laboratory analyzed the samples and confirmed that the water supply to the building is safe to drink.

3. Our system took the necessary corrective actions to restore adequate pressure, disinfectant levels, and/or bacteriological quality and will provide TCEQ with testing results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling.

4. We recognize being without water is a hardship and thank you for your patience while we resolved this issue. If you have any questions regarding the drinking water quality, please contact TSgt Holt or A1C Austin at extension 676-3080.

Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight Ops Chief

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