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 Sandusky, Michigan (Round 2)

Site Information
Location: Sandusky, MI
Population: 2,700
Address: 26 West Speaker St.
Sandusky, MI
Contact: Phillip Klaus, DPW Superintendent
Demonstration Site: Well #1
Enclosed Space: None
Source Water: Ground Water
Maximum Daily Flow: 210 gpm
Existing Treatment: Phosphate, Chlorination
Arsenic Removal Technology: U.S. Filter Iron Removal with Aeralater
Disposal Option: Sewer


Project Status
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) signed Completed
CRADA approved by legal Completed
EPA/contractor site visit Completed
Contractor/system agreement Completed
Plans submitted Completed
Plans approved Completed
Equipment installed Completed
Study began Completed
Study completed Completed
Six-month report cleared N/A
Final report cleared N/A


Source Water Quality
Analysis mg/L Analysis mg/L
Total As 0.025, 0.031* pH – Units N/A
As (III) 15* Ca 115*
As (V) 15* Mg 44*
Fe 1.4* Na 43*
Mn 0.035* Chloride N/A
PO4 – P N/D* Hardness as CaCO3 468
SiO2 16* T. Alkalinity as CaCO3 361*
SO4 113* TOC N/A

Note: All data provided by utility except as noted.
N/A = Not available
N/D = Non-detectable
* = Data provided by EPA.


Tom Sorg

See Also

Fact Sheet, EPA’s Water Treatment Demonstration Project to Reduce Amount of Arsenic in Sandusky, MI, Drinking Water (PDF) (2 pp, 120 KB) June 2006

Federal Register Environmental Documents: Arsenic Treatment Demonstrations

How to Participate

Demo Site Information form (PDF) (2 pp, 57 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions

Publications on Arsenic

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