Winter Weather Travel Safety and Preparedness

Living in Kansas you may think that tornadoes pose the greatest risk to your safety from Kansas weather.  However, the greatest risk to your safety actually comes from driving in snow and ice during the winter season.  We’re not talking about the traditional blanket of snow that you can see. The true road ice hazard is subtle and intermittent icing due to light winter precipitation, events that suffer from a lack of obvious visual cues and public awareness (see image below). It is these conditions that cause the biggest percentage of deaths and injuries and it doesn’t take much to make roads icy enough for you to lose control!

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Carbondale Recreation Commission will sponsor the 2017 Youth Basketball Program. Students from Carbondale, Overbrook and Scranton will be divided into teams by grade. Students WILL NOT be contacted by a coach prior to the first day. Teams are made up from a random selection. Please do not request a team. The team assignments will be given on the first day. Please arrive 30 minutes early on the first day to receive team assignment and shirt. All games will be played at the Carbondale School.

Here is a schedule outlining the program.

  • Starting date will be January 28th , 2016.
  • Gym doors will open at 7:30 each Saturday.

3rd and 4th grade players please report to the commons area at the school by 7:30 on January 28th so that shirts and teams can be handed out.

  • 8:00 am Drills will start for 3rd and 4th grade boys and girls.
  • 8:45 am Games will start for 3rd and 4th graders.

5th and 6th grade players please report to the commons area at the school by 9:30 on January 28th so that shirts and teams can be handed out.

  • 10:00 am Drills will start for 5th and 6th grade boys and girls.
  • 10:45 am Games will start for 5th and 6th graders.

1st and 2nd graders please report to the commons area at the school by 11:30 am on January 28th so that shirts and teams can be handed out.

  • 12:00 pm Drills will start for 1st and 2nd graders.
  • 1:00 pm Games will start for 1st and 2nd graders.

Questions please call Jamie Rosine 785-246-6933 or Jess Rosine 785-249


Important Information About Your Drinking Water

Treatment Technique Not Met for CITY OF CARBONDALE

Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard. Although this is not an emergency, as our customers you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what we are doing to correct this situation.

Water systems with surface water and / or groundwater under the influence of surface water treatment plants are required by federal rule to monitor the water every month for Total Organic Carbon (TOC), which is a disinfection by-product precursor. Compliance is determined by a four quarter running annual average (RAA). For TOC, we are required to achieve a RAA removal ratio of at least 1.00 every quarter. Results of our Third Quarter of 2016 samples show the average TOC removal ratio over the last 12 months was 0.97.

What should I do?

You do not need to use an alternative (e.g., bottled) water supply. However, if you have specific health concerns, consult your doctor.

What does this mean?

This is not an immediate risk. If it had been, you would have been notified immediately. TOC has no health effects. However, TOC provides a medium for the formation of disinfection by-products such as Trihalomethanes (TTHM) and Haloacetic Acids (HAA). Drinking water containing these by-products in excess of the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) may lead to adverse health effects, liver or kidney problems, and may lead to an increased risk of getting cancer. Third Quarter of 2016 results show that our water system did not exceed the MCL for TTHM or HAA.

What happened?

The City of Carbondale did not meet ratio of 1.00% for TOC.


What is being done?

The water supply will be treated with carbon, sodium permanganate and liquid copper sulfate to raise the TOC levels.


We anticipate resolving the problem within the end of the Fourth Quarter of 2016.

For more information, please contact: Michael L Fulton at Phone: 785-836-7108 Or by Mail: 234 MAIN, PO BOX 70, CARBONDALE, KS 66414

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

This notice is being sent to you by CITY OF CARBONDALE.

State Water System ID#: E3000 Federal ID #: KS2013914

Date distributed: 11/30/2016

TOC Report 3rd Quarter 2016