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Posted on: July 1, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Copper Sulfate Application Will Take Place in Fishing Creek Reservoir

The City of Frederick Department of Public Works will apply 4 lbs. of copper sulfate to the Fishing Creek Reservoir to treat taste and control odor causing algae.

CONTACT: Susan Harding, Public Information Officer, 301-600-1385
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Copper Sulfate Application Will Take Place in Fishing Creek Reservoir

Frederick, MD -- The City of Frederick Department of Public Works will apply 4 lbs. of copper sulfate to the Fishing Creek Reservoir to treat taste and control odor causing algae.

The copper sulfate crystals will be diluted with water and the concentration of dissolved copper will be sprayed along the shorelines. The application will take place on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the Fishing Creek Reservoir from 9:00 to 10:30 pm.

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has been contacted and made aware of the application schedule.

The City of Frederick DPW will have a boat on the water source and will be applying the copper sulfate solution with a spray bar/wand. There should not be any impact to the public or livestock in the small dosage that will be applied.

For additional information, please contact Craig Lambert, Superintendent of Water Treatment for The City of Frederick at 301-600-1186.

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www.cityoffrederick.com

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