CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 04/07/2020
During these trying times, we want to assure you that your drinking water and treated wastewater are safe. Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, is a type of virus that is particularly susceptible to disinfection. Standard treatment and disinfectant processes are effective in treating viruses. Therefore, don’t worry about using tap water for drinking, cooking or personal hygiene or reclaimed water for irrigation.
To ensure that we can always deliver safe water to you and properly treat wastewater, DWU implemented a Half-Staffing Plan. We divided employees into two shifts working one week on and one week off. This employee separation plan is designed to ensure that we always have a healthy staff to conduct our business and serve you, our members.
In closing, we need your help. Please don’t flush anything but toilet paper down the drain. Products like wipes and paper towels don’t break down in the waste stream and they regularly lead to clogged lines and equipment failure that cause sewer overflows in our system and possibly in your home. Please throw wipes and paper towels in the trash.