The Butte-Meade SWD has supplied twenty two consecutive years of safe drinking water to the public it serves and has been awarded the Secretary’s Award for Drinking Water Excellence by the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources. This report is a snapshot of the quality of the water that we provided last year. Included are details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state standards. We are committed to providing you with information because informed customers are our best allies.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2023
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Mark Mayer, (605) 773-3754
DANR RECOGNIZES BUTTE-MEADE SWD FOR DRINKING WATER COMPLIANCE
PIERRE -Today the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Butte-Meade SWD public water system and the system’s operation specialists have been awarded a Secretary’s Award for Drinking Water Excellence.
“Consistent success is a true measure of excellence,” said DANR Secretary Hunter Roberts. “With more than 22 years of consecutive compliance, the Butte-Meade SWD has demonstrated its commitment to providing its customers with safe and reliable drinking water.”.
To qualify for the Secretary’s Award for Drinking Water Excellence, public water systems and their system operations specialists had to meet all of the compliance monitoring and reporting requirements, drinking water standards, and certification requirements for ten consecutive years or more.