Water is Life...
...and we love it!
The Water Department is responsible for ensuring the water treatment system is working effectively, hazard free, and in good repair.
- Adding the necessary chlorine to the water
- Scheduling with the Water Treatment Operation
- Repairing and replacing well motors
- Running water samples inside the plant daily
- Maintaining the water treatment grounds
- Guiding and directing projects to ensure compliance with time and budget parameters for the project
- Monitoring the performance of all equipment, gauges and charts
- Receiving and researching complaints from residents and scheduling work to rectify the complaint
- Managing the daily operation of the DS water system according to Local, State and Federal regulations
- Submitting monthly reports to the State (IDEM)
PROTECT YOUR DRINKING WATER!
BELOW ARE A FEW WAYS TO PROTECT BOTH YOUR SOURCE AND DRINKING WATER:
• Don’t flush old medications (Bring to Sheriff’s Department)
• Don’t flush wipes (even those that say “flushable”)
• Do not pour pesticides, herbicides, and other household chemical wastes on the ground or into septic systems
• Do not over apply agricultural products and byproducts such as fertilizer, herbicide, pesticides, and manure.
• Never apply fertilizer, herbicide, pesticides, and manure within 200 feet of a public drinking water well
• Report all hazardous spills immediately to IDEM (Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s 24-hour hotline at 1-888-233-7745.
For questions contact the Corydon Water Department at 812-738-4649.
8:00AM - 4:30PM
219 N. Capitol Ave.
Corydon, IN 47112
Water is Life FAQ
No. The water is tested on a regular basis to ensure that the levels of manganese in the water are safe. This testing is overseen by the state agency, IDEM (Indiana Department of Environmental Management).
Yes. Twice a year, usually in April and October, the Town flushes all the main water pipes.