4/20/2012: SD DENR Recognizes the City of Sturgis for Drinking Water Compliance -
The SD DENR has awarded a Drinking Water Certificate
of Achievement Award to the City of Sturgis for outstanding water system operations and environmental compliance with the state drinking water standards for the past year. The manager and operators receiving this award guaranteed the Sturgis water to be safe by achieving 100% compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act during 2011.
In order to qualify for the Drinking Water Certificate of Achievement Award, public water systems and their operators had to meet all of the following requirements for 2011:
- Compliance monitoring
- Drinking water standards
- Distribute a Drinking Water Report
- Lead/copper action levels
- Comply with operator certification requirements
Certified operators at this time for the city are: Dale Olson and Bradley Deutsch.