Tag: COVID-19

Coronavirus Response Resources for Utah’s Drinking Water System Owners and Operators

Utah Division of Drinking Water Water System COVID-19 Readiness Actions (101 KB) COVID-19 Response and Water Treatment Plant Staffing FAQs (385 KB) Cross Connection Control – COVID-19 Guidance (106 KB) Water System Certified Essential Employee Template (17 KB) State of Utah Coronavirus.utah.gov Other Resources American Water Works Association (AWWA): Free Webinar Recording Utility Actions to …

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Water Quality: Only Flush Toilet Paper

Water Quality: Only Flush Toilet Paper

The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in residents flushing other paper products down the toilet. This has caused an increase in backed-up toilets and overflowing sewer lines in Utah and across the country. Even wipes marketed as “flushable” will clog pipes.

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5 Tips To Better Teleworking

5 Tips To Better Teleworking

As promoters of clean air and reduced emissions, DEQ’s Division of Air Quality has learned a few things about working from home. We didn’t expect to be sharing these tips during a pandemic. Nonetheless, here are some tips on how to make the most of teleworking in the coming weeks.

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Operations During COVID-19

Operations During COVID-19

To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and encourage the practice of social distancing to help “flatten the curve,” the scientists, engineers and staff of Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality are mostly working remotely. During this time, the department will conduct business as usual.

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COVID-19: Your Drinking Water is Safe

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality wants residents to know that their public water supply is safe. In the case of quarantine or outbreak related to the coronavirus, public drinking water systems are designed to continuously deliver safe drinking water to your tap. 

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