Congratulations City of Valdosta!
You got the VDT to issue a correction for
that one sentence a week ago,
even though the VDT blamed it on “a source cited in the article”,
and came up with yet another number of violations that doesn’t match
what NRDC says nor what Valdosta says,
with still no specific comparisons to other local governments.
So it’s a correction that doesn’t resolve anything.
And you’re not helping your credibility problem, Valdosta,
by quibbling over a single digit while neglecting to mention
an entire year in which you did have drinking water violations
that match what’s in NRDC’s map.
Valdosta Daily Times, page 3A, 17 May 2017
An article headlined “Report. Georgia 5th in drinking water
violations,” published 1n the May 10 edition of The Valdosta Daily
Times contained an error that originated from a source cited in the
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division said in an email,
“Valdosta had six violations: two total coliform violations
(one monitoring violation and one MCL exceedance) and four
haloacetic acid violations (four consecutive quarters of a running
annual average MCL exceedance from one sample location). These
violations have all been resolved in an old database that preceded
our current database. This actual violation was resolved in
This correction is on page 3A, below the Crime Report.
It does have a big red CORRECTION header, but Continue reading