DURANT, Okla. (KTEN) — The City of Durant has issued a statement about a violation of drinking water standards in the first four months of this year. 

The Public Works department said the level of Haloacetic acids in the water supply was slightly higher than the maximum contaminant level for that chemical.

"Due to changes in weather, our water from the Blue River was higher in turbidity than usual," the city said in the statement. "This meant we needed to add extra chlorine to reduce the color in the water."

The city added that this event "is not an emergency," and only individuals with a severely compromised immune system should consult with their physician.

The water is being resampled this month, and the results should be released within a three-week time frame.

The city's full statement is reproduced below:


The City of Durant issued this statement regarding its drinking water.