Thursday, August 2, 2012

Tofino Water Reports

After years of getting low hazard ratings Tofino received a MODERATE hazard rating in 2011.In 2012 Tofino had it's first boil water advisory in recent memory.While the District crew is doing a great job keeping the water flowing one has to wonder why management can't get reports in on time or establish a maintenance log ??

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Inspection Information:
Facility Type:  DWC
Inspection type:  Routine
Inspection date:  December 15, 2011
Follow-up Required:  No
This facility was given a moderate hazard rating.
More information on hazard ratings.
A summary of the violations found during the inspection are listed below.
Code  Description / Observation / Corrective Action
313  Critical Other (specify below)
Corrective Action: Operating Permit Terms and Conditions is non-compliant effective April 30, 2011. Operator to provide justification to extend the Terms and Conditions for VIHA Water Treatment Policy. This is required by February 15, 2012.
322  Emergency Response Plan
Corrective Action: Emergency Response Plan is incomplete. Update the Emergency Response Plan in accordance with Section 13 of the Drinking Water Protection Regulation (DWPR). The Emergency Response Plan must be made public by February 15, 2012. 
323  Other (Specify)
Corrective Action: 1) Annual Report is overdue. Submit/provide an annual report in accordance with Section 11 of the Drinking Water Protection Regulation. Annual Report is to be made public by February 15, 2012. 2) Maintenance log not established. Implement a daily maintenance/occurrence log. See the attached examples. 
Comments: Administrative assessment conducted with the Manager of Public Works on December 15, 2011. Monthly bacteriological samples submitted as required with satisfactory results. Full spectrum chemical analysis with THM's completed in February and July, 2010 and meet Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines. Daily chlorine residuals recorded from representative sites with sufficient concentrations. Audit chlorine residual from Middle Beach Lodge and Public Works Yard at 0.5 ppm. Operator has EOCP qualifications with ongoing upgrading to meet 4-3-2-1 treatment requirements. Annual flushing program in effect.


Facility Location:
121 Third Avenue
Facility Information:
Facility Type:  DWC
Current Hazard Rating:   Moderate
Facility Inspection History:
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Document TypeDates & Details
Routine Inspection  15-Dec-2011  Moderate
Routine Inspection  16-Dec-2010  Low
Routine Inspection  13-Feb-2008  Low
Routine Inspection  29-May-2007  Low
Routine Inspection  20-Sep-2006  Low
Routine Inspection  16-Mar-2006  Low
Routine Inspection  24-Feb-2005  Low
Routine Inspection  19-Feb-2004  Low
Routine Inspection  6-Feb-2003  Low
Routine Inspection  11-Apr-2002  Low

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