DEQ approves plant improvements
October 9, 2019
The City of Three Forks Arsenic Treatment Plants improvements have been approved by the Department of Environmental Quality.
In early 2019, it was discovered that arsenic was breaking through the media on well #2 and it was shut down due to MCL exceedance for arsenic.
In response, the City put together a team to replace filtration media, a flow meter, turbidity analyzer, chemical feed pumps, and controls. Part of the project was submitting for DEQ approval to upgrade the chemical feed pump equipment. Over the course of the project, the City staff were also able to optimize the plant and ca...