The Downtown area of Moundsville, Jefferson Avenue looking East

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Water Department

James Woods
Asst. Superintendent
Terry Roberts
PO Box 480
Moundsville, WV 26041

Fax: 304-845-3583

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Water Quality Report

The Moundsville water system was constructed about 100 years ago to serve a growing community. Recently, the consequences of deep mining have adversely affected water quality. High levels of manganese and hardness have plagued the system.

In 1998, the City Water Board selected Gwin, Dobson & Foreman, Inc. to design a new water treatment facility. After extensive pilot testing and process research, the resulting plant design uses the latest water treatment technologies.

The plant utilizes advanced treatment technology for control of iron, manganese, disinfection byproducts, taste, odor, color, hardness, bacteria and pathogens. Unit operations include ozonation (for pretreatment oxidation, pathogen deactivation); coagulation and flocculation (for chemical conditioning); multi-media/automatic backwash filtration system (for particle separation) and high-pressure nano-filtration (for hardness removal and sub micron particle separation). A sophisticated instrumentation and control system will operate and monitor the treatme