APALACHICOLA BOARD OF COMMISSIONS SPECIAL MEETING APRIL 30
The Apalachicola City Commissions will hold an appeal hearing on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 6:00 P.M at the Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida. Click here for the agenda. Click here and here for appeal documents.
What is the City doing to lower TTHM’s in the drinking water:
1. Closely monitoring chlorine levels.
2. Exercising valves in order to eliminate dead ends.
3. Installed a mixer and stripper in the Ground Storage Tank at the water plant.
4. Performing routine maintenance flushing within the distribution system.
5. Installing automatic flushers at the end of water lines.
6. Applied for a USDA Water and Wastewater Grant to install a Granulated Active Carbon water filtration system.
“The City cares about the quality of your drinking water and through a combination of these actions is having success in lowering the levels of TTHM’s in Apalachicola’s drinking water. While further work is needed, the Quarterly Testing Results show that the City is headed in the right direction,” says City Manager Ron Nalley. Click here for an overview of TTHMs. Click here for the latest TTHM test results.
Apalachicola Proposes Legislative Initiative
The Apalachicola Environmental Stewardship Bill is a 2019 state legislative initiative by the City of Apalachicola to establish funding for some of the City's most pressings needs: infrastructure improvements to wastewater, drinking water, and stormwater systems and water quality protection. You can read the bill here.
The 2019 Hurricane Season is almost upon us. Stay up-to-date through the Franklin County Emergency Management Department with important information regarding including alerts, programs and evacuations. resources. Click here to learn more.