Where does your drinking water come from?

Where does your drinking water come from? (HM20AW)

Location: Cullman, AL 35057 Cullman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 12.448', W 86° 59.452'

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At Clarkson Covered Bridge, your drinking water comes from Lake Catoma.
Following a drop of water from the source through the treatment process and eventually to the faucet.

1.Coagulation is the process that removes dirt and particles that are suspended in water.
2. Sedimentation allows heavier particles to settle to the bottom. Clear water moves to filtration.
3. During filtration water passes through filters (layers of sand, gravel and charcoal) to remove small particles.
4.Disinfection involves the adding of chlorine to water to kill bacteria.
5. Water is kept in a storage tank until if flows through pipes to homes and business.
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HM NumberHM20AW
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Date Added Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 500841 N 3785159
Decimal Degrees34.20746667, -86.99086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 12.448', W 86° 59.452'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 12' 26.88" N, 86° 59' 27.12" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1240 Co Rd 1043, Cullman AL 35057, US
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