Olivenhain Municipal Water District
REGION — In an attempt to become the first state in the country to set a new drinking water standard for the contaminant hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, the CDPH (California Department of Public Health) proposed an MCL (maximum contaminant level) of 10 parts per billion to the Office of Administrative Law earlier this month.
ENCINITAS — By early next year, OMWD (Olivenhain Municipal Water District) should have a better idea if it makes economic sense to tap groundwater in its district.
COAST CITIES — Customers of OMWD (Olivenhain Municipal Water District) can expect to have fluoride in their water system in the next several days.
ENCINITAS — The introduction of sodium fluoride into the OMWD (Olivenhain Municipal Water District) water supply was delayed by a week or two, following a permit amendment issue, according to Tom Kennedy, operations manager of OMWD.