Skip to comments.Officials: Ban Still in Effect, Water Readings Improving (West Virginia Chemical Spill)
Posted on 01/12/2014 3:40:31 PM PST by Morgana
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The ban on water is still in effect for thousands of West Virginians, but once acceptable readings are found the ban will be lifted by zones.
Tests collected at 7 a.m. Sunday showed 0 parts per million (ppm) at the source of the leak.
"The numbers we're seeing look good and are very encouraging," Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said during Sunday's news conference. "The numbers we're seeing are trending in the right direction."
Hundreds of samples have been taken and sent to 10 labs in West Virginia and some have been flown to Ohio and Pennsylvania for readings.
Sampling conducted at the water treatment plant in Charleston within the last 24 hours have readings below the 1ppm, water officials announced. This allows the next step of sampling and testing to begin.
However, there's no timetable when the ban will be lifted. During the news conference West Virginia American Water President Jeffrey McIntyre said he couldn't predict when the ban would be lifted.
"I don't think we're several days from being able to lift the ban, but I'm not saying today," McIntyre said.
The ban will be lifted by zones, McIntyre said. West Virginia American Water will release an interactive map to allow customers to have a clear picture of their zone.
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I just hope this does not give the towel heads any ideas
That has been one of their options for a long time.
They started in Israel with Hospitals storage tanks.
Been to AntiTerrorism training classes years ago, they have MANY options most people don’t even think of.
I have no idea why we have not really been hit are we that good at stopping it or are they not capable or just pussies ?
There have been many attempts but they are hushed up to not cause panic of the masses.
There are Special Access Sites for all utilities, banking, etc. You have to be: in that Business, Security checked, join, pay and get an Encrypted Pass Key Dongle to use them.
Most Water Plant Operators are very good at the job they do.
As I posted on one of the other threads about this WVa situation, the Operators on duty knew something was wrong just by the smell at the plant way before they got any phone call.
Most of the Operators I worked with are the same way. We knew when something was up because We knew the Plant so well. Often it is noticed even before the Telemetry picks it up.
Like when your car doesn’t feel or sound right but the dash still says OK.
Oh they have already had this in mind.
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