Central Basin MWD's Water Quality and Supply Remain Unaffected by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Central Basin MWD's Water Quality and Supply Remain Unaffected by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Posted on 03/17/2020
Water

For Immediate Release

Date: 3/17/2020
Contact: Kelsey Coleman

Phone: (323) 201- 5512

 

CENTRAL BASIN MWD’S WATER QUALITY

AND SUPPLY REMAIN UNAFFECTED BY

THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

 

Central Basin Municipal Water District’s (District) mission is to deliver reliable and high-quality water, now and for future generations. The health and safety of our Directors, staff, and communities we serve are our top priority. We would like to assure you that COVID-19 has no impact on the District’s water quality or supply.

 

The District is actively monitoring and following guidance and advice regarding this illness from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has stated that the “COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.” As a Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) Member Agency, the District delivers imported water from the State Water Project and the Colorado River Aqueduct to its service area. MWD performs rigorous maintenance to ensure reliable service and invests in state-of-the-art treatment upgrades to provide the highest quality of water.

 

To view frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and water supply, visit: http://mwdh2o.com/PDF_NewsRoom/COVID-19_FAQ.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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Central Basin is a public agency that wholesales imported water to cities, mutual water companies, investor-owned utilities and private companies in southeast Los Angeles County, serving a population of 1.6 million. In addition, Central Basin provides the region with recycled water for municipal, commercial and industrial uses. Formed in 1952, Central Basin is committed to ensuring a safe and reliable water supply for the region.



Central Basin MWD's Water Quality and Supply Remain Unaffected by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).pdf