Hurlock Recieves Source Water Project of the Year Award
Recently Hurlock was presented the 2017 Source Water Protection Project Award at the Maryland Rural Water Conference. The presentation stated; “The residents of this town in Dorchester County receive their water from two wells; one in the shallower Quaternary aquifer, and the other one is in the deeper Piney Point aquifer. In response to residential and town government concern, Maryland Rural Water was contacted by the town to review the quantity and quality of their drinking water. A source water protection plan was developed with input from the town administrator and plant operators. As a result, it was revealed that water quality has in fact improved. The town will continue to explore future water sourcing, but is glad to know that the improved quality of their drinking water will give them time to develop long-term plans. There is no new water in our lives; we consume what we take from the ground and surface water, and then release it back. Their dedication to delivering safe quality drinking water goes hand in and with their state of the art waste water treatment plant. For this reason, the town of Hurlock receives the Source Water Protection Project Award for 2017”.