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City of St. Helens Water System Data

Drinking Water System & Filtration Facility Data Distribution System Data City of St. Helens Public Water System ID 4100724 City of St. Helens Resident Population Served 12,895 Residents Size of Distribution system 64 Miles City of St. Helens Service Connections 4,700 Connections Total … Continue reading

What’s in YOUR water? Think before drinking from a stream

Giardiasis Giardia; Traveler’s diarrhea – giardiasis   Giardiasis Giardiasis is an intestinal infection caused by a protozoan and is spread by contaminated water or contact with an infected person. People who are travelling or hiking should assume water sources are … Continue reading

Understanding “parts per million”

What is a part per million, or a part per billion even a part per trillion? In water quality reports and water analysis studies we see results of contaminants in our water expressed as parts per million, parts per billion … Continue reading

Preparing YOUR “Bug out kit” …..

…before an emergency occurs.  When looking at the pictures above, when would you say would be the best time to start preparing your “To Go” bag or “bug out” kit?  I prefer the picture on the left, a calm, empty day … Continue reading

Emergency Water Supply, Are YOU Ready?

Do you have an Emergency Water Supply?   If an earthquake, winter storm, or other disaster strikes our community, you might not have access to food, water and electricity for days or even weeks. Disaster strikes at a moments notice, … Continue reading