Where does my water come from?


Your drinking water is purchased from the City of Romney which uses surface water from the South Branch River.

Green Springs drinking water is ground water (under the influence of surface water) from a spring.


Source Water Assessment


A Source Water Assessment was conducted by the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health (WVBPH). The intake that supplies drinking water to the City of Romney has a higher susceptibility to contamination, due to the sensitive nature of surface water supplies and the potential contaminant sources identified within the area. This does not mean that this intake will become contaminated only that conditions are such that the surface water could be impacted by a potential contaminant source. Future contamination may be avoided by implementing protective measures. The source water assessment report which contains more information is available for review or a copy will be provided to you at our office during business hours or from the WVBPH 304-558-2981.


The spring that supplies drinking water to the Central Hampshire PSD (Green Springs) has a higher susceptibility to contamination, due to the sensitive nature of the aquifer in which the drinking water spring is located and the existing potential contaminant sources identified within the area. This does not mean that the wellfield will become contaminated; only that conditions are such that the ground water could be impacted by a potential contaminant source. Future contamination may be avoided by implementing protective measures. The source water assessment report which contains more information is available for review or a copy will be provided to you at our office during business hours or from the WVBPH 304-558-2981.