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 Alvin, Texas (Round 2)

Site Information
Location: Alvin, TX
Population: 516
Address: Oak Manor Municipal Utility District
95 Oak Trail 
Alvin, Texas 77511
Contact: Mike Larsen, President
409-944-0221, x127
Demonstration Site: Mohawk Dr.
Enclosed Space: None
Source Water: Ground Water
Maximum Daily Flow: Approximately 212 gpm
Existing Treatment: Phosphate Addition and Chlorination
Arsenic Removal Technology: Severn Trent Iron Media Sorb 33
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 N/A
Six-month report cleared N/A
Final report cleared N/A


Source Water Quality
Analysis mg/L Analysis mg/L
Total As 0.029 pH – Units 7.8
As (III) N/A Ca 12
As (V) N/A Mg 3
Fe 0.062 Na 201
Mn 0.058 Chloride 91
PO4 – P N/A Hardness as CaCO3 42
Si N/A T. Alkalinity as CaCO3 359

Note: All data provided by utility except as noted.
N/A = Not available


Tom Sorg

See Also

Fact Sheet, EPA’s Water Treatment Demonstration Project to Reduce Amount of Arsenic in Alvin, TX, Drinking Water (PDF) (2 pp, 136 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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