Never mind the cost. Is the water they’re drinking in York County completely safe? Sure, they’re upset about the price. But it’s the water itself residents from across York County say isn’t fit to drink or have piping through their homes.
“Quite frankly, I couldn’t believe what I saw,” said Lee Kehler, who moved into his Lake Wylie home 12 years ago.
Kehler said in testimony Tuesday night the water in his home exceeds the federal action standard for lead. Kehler said Carolina Water Service tested the water in his home and found its lead count at 19 parts per billion. Federal rules state a water supplier has to take steps to control corrosion within its system if 10 percent or more of its customer taps exceed 15 parts per billion. Kehler said his 1983 home has all copper and plastic pipes, so he doesn’t know why the lead count would be high. Continue reading “Kehler Weighs in on South Carolina Drinking Water”
Peter B. Kehler, age 86, of Steinbach, MB, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Bethesda Regional Health Centre, Steinbach, MB.
Peter is survived by: his wife Helen; four children: Larry (Sheila), Alice (Dale) Barkman, Carol (Lorne) Dyck, and Sandra (Sheldon) Harms; four grandchildren: Clinton (Jessica) Barkman, and Jessica Barkman, Christopher (Nicole) Dyck, Caitlin Dyck, and six great-grandchildren. Continue reading “Peter Blatz Kehler (1931-2018)”