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 Vale, Oregon (Round 2)

Site Information
Location: Vale, OR
Population: 1,976
Address: 252 B St. W.
Vale, OR  97918
Contact: Bill Goss, Regional Engineering Assistant
Demonstration Site: Airport Well Field
Enclosed Space: None
Source Water: Ground Water
Maximum Daily Flow: 525 gpm
Existing Treatment: Chlorination
Arsenic Removal Technology: Kinetico Ion Exchange
Disposal Option: None


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 0.020 pH – Units 7.5
As (III) N/A Ca N/A
As (V) N/A Mg N/A
Fe N/A Na 164
Mn N/A Chloride N/A
PO4 – P N/A Hardness as CaCO3 N/A
SiO2 N/A T. Alkalinity as CaCO3 N/A
SO2 83 TOC N/A
NO3 – N 8-12 N/A N/A

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 Vale, OR, Drinking Water (PDF) (2 pp, 152 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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