Alabama Department of Environmental Management

P.O. Box 301463

Montgomery, AL 36130-1463

(334) 271-7700

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CONSENT ORDER

Account Code 240

Escambia County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to the East Brewton Water & Sewer Board (PWSID AL0000558), which operates a public water system under Public Water Supply Permit 2016-813, located at 615 Forrest Avenue, in East Brewton, Escambia County, Alabama.

The violations consisted of failure submit monthly operating reports (MORs) on time, failure to employ a certified operator, failure for MORs to be signed by a certified operator, and failure to record daily chlorine residuals.

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $16,000.00. The Order, if issued, would require East Brewton Water & Sewer Board to submit a corrective action plan (CAP) detailing action taken to prevent future management and compliance issues. The Order would also require documentation that two employees of the system take the Alabama Grade II Water Operator exam between October 15, 2017, and June 9, 2018.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, attention Glenda L Dean, Chief of the Water Division, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463. The comment period shall end at the close of business 30 days from the publication date of this notice. A copy of the proposed order is available on the ADEM web page at http://adem.alabama.gov/compInfo/adminOrders.cnt or may be obtained by written request to the above address. A nominal fee for copying may be charged.

This notice is hereby given this 8th day of November, 2017, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

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Lance R. LeFleur
Director

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