The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency addressed concerns from Devola citizens.
These plans add a new reverse osmosis water treatment system that discharges reject water into Muskingum River.
The wastewater discharge permit makes sure discharge meets all applicable water quality standards.
"It can be a health concern at high levels. Especially for the very young and elderly so we want to be sure and address it before it becomes an issue. It's not at levels that would be considered a health hazard at this time, but we do want to but we do want to make sure that it stays low so that the drinking water is safe," says Ohio EPA Citizen Contact Amber Finkelstein.
If you couldn't attend the meeting and want to voice your opinion Ohio EPA is accepting written comments through June 18th.
Written comments can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water, Permits Processing Unit, P.O. Box 1049 Columbus, OH 43216-1049.