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Apr 26, 2012


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Shasta Steinweden
(406) 444-3109


Helena Homeowners Association Resolves Public Water Supply Violations


Helena -- The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has settled its administrative enforcement action against Grass-Land Estates Homeowners’ Association for violations of the Montana Public Water Supply Laws at Grass-Land Estates in Helena, Montana.

In its administrative order, DEQ alleged that Grass-Land failed to monitor the system for lead and copper during 2007 and 2008, and to provide public notice as required by the law. The administrative order required Grass-Land to conduct lead and copper sampling, provide the required public notice, and to pay an administrative penalty of $336.

To resolve the violation Grass-Land paid the administrative penalty, provided public notice, and sampled for lead and copper as required.

For questions about the Public Water Supply Program and laws, please contact the Public Water Supply and Subdivisions Bureau at (406) 444-4400 or visit DEQ’s website at

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