Dry Spring Raises Osceola Water Concerns

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The adage “April Showers Bring May Flowers” is nice, but when there’s less than expected rainfall, those flowers, and more-so, the water supply throughout the area suffers. Through April, May and June of this year, south central Iowa has seen lower than anticipated rainfall. With temperatures on the rise this week and the dog days of Summer just around the corner, the Osceola Water Works Board and staff are watching the water levels at West Lake closely. “West Lake levels continue to drop,” said Brandon Patterson, Osceola Water Works Superintendent. Our water supply will need to be monitored and we’ll

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SPECIAL NOTE: Osceola Water Taste and Odor – Updates

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An update from Osceola Water Works regarding taste & odor issues: A note from Brandon Patterson, Osceola Water Works Superintendent. As the Superintendent of Osceola Water Works, I take great pride in the fact that Osceola Water Works makes the delivery of safe quality water its number 1 priority. We follow all state regulated requirements and are happy to say we haven’t had any violations regarding our water system since 2012. I would like to commend Lezlie Ceran for her extensive research regarding water quality improvement. As pointed out on the Osceola Scoop water quality can be improved in the

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From The Lake To Your Glass – And Everything In Between

On a hot day there’s nothing better than a cool, clean glass of water. Throw in a couple ice cubes and it’s pretty close to perfect – perfect for hydration, for taste, for health, and refreshment. But did you ever stop to think about HOW the water you get from the tap actually gets there? Thanks to the crew at your Osceola Water Works, you’re able to partake in some of Iowa’s highest quality water without buying a single bottle, or pesky filters or softeners. West Lake Is Where It All Starts The water has to come from somewhere, right?

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