Dye Testing of the City of Port Orchard’s Stormwater System
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2021
PORT ORCHARD, WA – On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, the city will be conducting dye testing within the downtown stormwater basins (various spots between Cline and Rockwell Avenues). The dye is a non-toxic, environmentally safe approved dye that is a bright green color. If citizens observe a green discharge flowing within the city’s stormwater system or exiting the pipes to Sinclair Inlet, this is a controlled event being conducted by trained staff.
The Department of Ecology and all related officials have been notified.
This will not affect the city’s drinking water system.
Should you have any questions, please call the Public Works Department at 360-876-4991.