1785 ALBERNI HIGHWAY WWS - Inspection Report
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Inspection Information
Facility Type2-14 (DWS)
Inspection typeRoutine
Inspection dateJanuary 23, 2019
Follow-up RequiredNo
Violations: A summary of the violations found during the inspection are listed below.
Code Description / Observation / Corrective Action
311  Critical Interruption of Treatment
Corrective Action: The alarm for the UV was activated (beeping) at time of inspection and a valve on a line that bypasses the solenoid valve was open. The bypass line must removed to prevent untreated water from entering the system when the solenoid valve closes; until the cause of the alarm is identified and repaired all users must be advised to boil their water prior to use.
318   Inadequate Microbiological Analysis data
Corrective Action: Records indicated that only two samples were submitted for bacteriological testing in 2018. Water samples must be submitted weekly to ensure compliance with the Drinking Water Protection Regulation (A minimum of four samples per month are required)
319   Inadequate Chemical Analysis Data
Corrective Action: As a requirement of the Operating Permit terms and conditions, a chemical analysis of the source water is required once every 5 years. This was last done in 2011, ensure this is completed in 2019.
The Water System consists of a surface source, 50/5 micron + 1 micron absolute cartridge filters and UV disinfection. An Emergency Response Plan is posted in the treatment building along with procedures to be followed in the event of a boil water advisory. The plan must be reviewed regularly to ensure it is up-to-date; if any changes are made, updates must be forwarded to the Environmental Health Officer. The Water Operator has completed the Water Safe training course; proof of completion (certificate) must be forwarded to the Environmental Health Officer (EHO). An Annual Report was not completed for 2017; the annual report for 2018 must be completed and provided to the users of the water system and the EHO by June 30, 2019. Records of all maintenance carried out on the system must be maintained including the date of all filter and bulb changes.