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Posted on: July 21st, 2020 • News and Advisories

We understand your concern about the safety of your drinking water. At MAWSS it is our mission to give our customers a safe and reliable supply of useable and drinkable water. Despite the coronavirus pandemic our water will continue to flow and be safe for you and your loved ones. There is no need to boil your tap water, buy bottled water, or alter your normal water usage habits. Our plants treat water for pathogens and viruses like COVID-19. Your water will remain our highest priority. Visit this Environmental Protection Agency page to learn more about the safety of your drinking water.

Our wastewater and sewer workers are doing their best to keep our community safe from COVID-19. There is no evidence that COVID-19 spreads to humans through pools or hot tubs. Based on earlier outbreaks of SARS and MERS we know that fecal transmission of COVID-19 is unlikely. Standard handling of wastewater and sewage is effective in addressing the spread of COVID-19. We are ready to stop the spread of COVID-19. To learn more about how MAWSS is staying safe visit this link from the Center for Disease Control:

We are not alone in protecting our community from COVID-19 and keeping citizens informed. The Alabama Department of Public Health is running up to date tracking of COVID-19 in our state. Stay updated on the latest news about the coronavirus in Alabama. This link gives the number for the Alabama COVID-19 hotline along with many other resources related to the current situation.

The CDC has created a hub page where Americans can get reliable information about COVID-19. Use this trustworthy source to learn the facts about COVID-19. Here you can learn about protecting yourself and your family, the symptoms of being exposed to COVID-19, and receive the latest updates.

Make use of your water to fight COVID-19! Hand washing will help keep you and your loved ones safe, watch this informative video to lean how.

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