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April 21, 2023

As many of our customers have noticed this week, we are experiencing yet another taste and odor event at Otter Lake. Let me again begin by assuring you the water is completely safe to drink. Taste and odor in surface water are often the result of a blue-green algae event in the lake and/or when lake turnover occurs during changes in temperature in the spring and fall. The Commission has a multipronged approach in dealing with algal blooms and turnover in Otter Lake, but there is no all-encompassing solution to completely resolve this issue instantly.


Unfortunately, there are times when these steps will not completely remove all taste and odor compounds from the drinking water. Our...

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Time to Celebrate Drinking Water Week!

Time to Celebrate Drinking Water Week!

May 01, 2023

We have been celebrating Drinking Water Week for over 40 years!

Hosted by the American Water Works Association, Drinking Water Week is a time to recognize the vital role water plays in the daily lives of every individual.

In 2023, Drinking Water Week will be recognized from May 7th – May 13th. During this time, water teams across the United States, Canada, and beyond proudly educate their communities on the amazing processes and science needed to create 1 “simple” glass of water.

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