2018 Consumer Confidence Report

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The City of Oldsmar Public Works Department values you as our utility customer and works hard to ensure your satisfaction. We ask that all of our customers help us protect our water sources, which are the heart of our community, our way of life, and our children's future.

  1. Committed to Quality Water
  2. Water Conservation
  3. Water Source

COMMITTED TO QUALITY WATER 

We are pleased to present the City of Oldsmar's 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform all City of Oldsmar water customers about the quality of water and services we deliver to you every day. Our goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.  This report will help you to understand the efforts made to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our limited water resources.

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  1. Source Water Assessment
  2. Sources of Contaminants
  3. Compliance Monitoring

SOURCE WATER ASSESSMENT

In 2018 FDEP performed a source water assessment on our system. The assessment was conducted to provide information about any potential sources of contamination in the vicinity of our wells. According to the assessment, there are two potential sources of contamination identified for our system, with a susceptibility level classified as moderate. The potential source of contamination include hazardous petroleum waste.  The assessment results are available on the FDEP Source Water Assessment and Protection Program website at www.dep.state.fl.us/swapp or can be obtained from the City of Oldsmar Public Works Department located at 100 State St. West, Oldsmar, Fl. 34677 or by calling (813) 749-1233.

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"Water is critical for sustainable development, including environmental integrity and the alleviation of poverty and hunger, and is indispensable for human health and well-being."  United Nations
  1. Water Quality Analysis Results
  2. Lead in Drinking Water
  3. Vulnerable Population
  4. Terms & Abbreviations

WATER QUALITY ANALYSIS RESULTS

The City of Oldsmar Public Water System routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, this report is based on the results of our monitoring for the period of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. Data obtained before January 1, 2018, and presented in this report are from the most recent testing done in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations. The following tables refer to the analysis performed on the water in the City of Oldsmar’s Distribution System.

RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINANTS 

Contaminant & Unit of Measurement
Date of Sampling (Mo/Yr)
AL Violation Y/N
Level Detected
No. of Sampling Sites Exceeding the AL
MCLG
AL 
(Action Level)
Likely Source of Contamination
Radium-226 (pCi/L)
3/13- 11/13N1.2005Erosion of natural deposits
Radium-228 (pCi/L)

3/13 - 11/13N0.8005Erosion of natural deposits


LEAD AND COPPER (TAP WATER) - CITY OF OLDSMAR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM 

Contaminant & Unit of MeasurementDate of Sampling (mo/yr)AL Violation Y/N90th Percentile ResultNo. of Sampling Sites Exceeding the  ALMCLGAL
(Action Level)
Likely Source of Contamination
Copper
(tap water)(ppm)
7/17N0.22601.31.3Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits; leaching from wood preservatives
Lead
(tap water) (ppb)
7/17NND001.5Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits.


STAGE 2 DISINFECTANTS AND DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCTS - CITY OF OLDSMAR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM

Disinfectant or Contaminant & Unit of MeasurementDate of Sampling (mo/yr)MCL or MRDL  Violation Y/NLevel DetectedRange of ResultsMCLG or MRDLGMCL or MRDLLikely Source of Contamination
Chlorine (ppm)2/18 - 8/18N1.861.68 - 1.8644Water additive used to control microbes
HAA5 (haloacetic acids) (ppb)2/18 - 8/18N17.14.2 - 17.1 NA60By-product of drinking water disinfection
TTHM (Total Trihalomethanes) (ppb)2/18 - 8/18N22.617.0 - 22.6NA80By-product of drinking water disinfection


INORGANIC CONTAMINANTS

Contaminant & Unit of MeasurementDate of Sampling (mo/yr)AL Violation Y/NLevel DetectedNo. of Sampling Sites Exceeding the ALMCLG AL (Action Level)Likely Source of Contamination
Barium (ppm)2/17N0.0052022Discharge of drilling wastes; discharge from metal refineries; erosion of natural deposits
Fluoride (ppm)2/17N0.56044Erosion of natural deposits; discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories.
Sodium (ppm)2/17N97.30NA160Salt water intrusion;
leaching from soil.
Arsenic (ppb)2/17N1.40010Erosion of natural deposits; runoff from orchards; runoff from glass and electronics production waste


Additional information can be obtained  on the specific tests and their results by contacting the City of Oldsmar at (813) 749-1184.

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  1. Johna Jahn

    Utilities Administrator
    Phone: 813-749-1226

  2. Sammy Cruz

    Chief Operator Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment
    Phone: 813-749-1226

  3. Janice 'Nan' Bennett

    Public Works Director
    Phone: (813) 749-1136