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To esnure that your drinking water is safe and potable, Little Bear has implemented a number of programs to comply with existing federal and state laws and regulations.  A few of the programs are listed below:
 
  • Monthly Coliform Sampling and Testing - Little Bear's monthly coliform monitoring sampling and testing results is as of September 2014 reporting as "absent" which include testing of its raw source (Well No. 3).
  • Stage 2 Disinfection Byproduct Sampling and Testing - Sampling and testing of the designated two sites that are located at the end of Little Bear's distribution system, test results meets both federal and state standards.
  • Lead and Copper Sampling and Testing - The district Lead and Copper Program in which tap sample are taken from selected residential homes (10) all test results meets federal and state standards.
  • Asbestos Sampling and Testing - Little Bear's quarterly sampling and testing for asbestos for designated sites within the distribution system, test results as of September 2014 was reported as "none detected."
  • Hexavalent Chromium Sampling and Testing - The requirement that water utilities test their raw source(s) (at the well) for Hexavalent Chromium, all reported initial results was reported as "none detected."

In addition to better service you, our customers, Little Bear to ensure the safe of its drinking water has initiated monthly sampling and testing for the following:

Month                       Nitrate              TDS               pH               Sodium               Sulfate                Ammonia 

January                     7                      332                7.2               32                       82                       0.13

February                   6                      345                7.0               31                       78                       0.20

March                   6                      325                7.4               Not Tested          78                       0.39

April                          6                      332                7.2               30                       78                       Not Tested

May                          6                      332                7.2               31                       77                        Not Tested

June                         6                      324                7.0               61                       75                        Not Tested

July                          6                      330                7.1               31                       71                        Not Tested

August                     6                      356                7.2               31                       76                        Not Tested

September               7                      336                7.2               33                       77                        0.16

Up-dated: October 24, 2014

 

Hardness Reported As:  12 Grains Per Gallon 

 

In its continuing effort to keeping you inform, the following information on it source production to support district daily water demand and peak demands are provided:

 

Month                              Monthly Production                          Production Capacity                                    Demand Percentage of Production

January                             9,060,524                                        49,104,000                                                                        18%

February                           6,782,864                                         44,352,000                                                              16%

March                               8,332,720                                         49,104,000                                                                        17%

April                                11,738,364                                         47,520,000                                                                        27%

May                                14,838,068                                         49,104,000                                                                        30%

June                               15,214,320                                         47,520,000                                                                        32%

July                                 15,443,956                                        49,104,000                                                                        31%

August                            14,425,000                                        49,104,000                                                                        31%

September                      12,615,768                                        47,520,000                                                                        27% 

 

This site shall be up-dated as soon as data is recorded and calculated.