OHA Drinking Water Services
Contact Report Details
|PWS ID:||OR41 00804|
|PWS Name:||ELDERBERRY NEHALEM WS|
|Who Was Contacted:||Dan Vaage|
|Contact Phone:||-- (Email address hidden)|
|Contacted By:||REILEY, MEREDITH (CLATSOP COUNTY)|
|Assistance Type:||OTHER WATER QUALITY - Circuit Rider|
|Details:||Received Circuit Rider Technical Assistance Contact Report from Dan summarizing his visit with Philip Good on 2/26/2021. Dan made the following recommendations:
There is a fallen tree branch that has pierced the roof of the ~1,000 gallon cistern. The branch should be removed and the hole in the cistern patched.
The chlorination building does not currently have a chlorinator hooked up to it. We recommend a Dosatron or similar chlorination system be installed.
Piping in the chlorination building is leaking and causing an overly humid environment in the building, leading to mold growth on the interior of the building. We recommend that the leak be repaired, the mold cleaned, and if possible, a slab placed under the building.
The reservoir screening is torn and should be repaired.
The reservoir is overflowing and undermining the concrete perimeter footing. We recommend that the floats be adjusted to prevent overflowing, and that the undermined sections be repaired.
The reservoir bottom has excessive dirt. The dirt should be cleaned out, and the source of the dirt should be found and eliminated.
If possible, we recommend replacing the aged reservoirs with plastic storage tanks, possibly in a pole barn type building on a slab with the chlorination system.