Tag: COVID-19

  • SARS-CoV-2 Sewage Monitoring

    Utah’s SARS-CoV-2 sewage monitoring program has been transitioned to the Utah Department of Health and Human Services. COVID-19 information For information regarding COVID-19 guidance and cases, see the Utah Department of Health COVID-19 information page.

  • Impacts on Air Quality During COVID-19

    What impact did fewer cars on the road due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, teleworking and social distancing have on Utah air quality? Logan Mitchell, a researcher at the University of Utah, took a look at the data from DEQ’s monitors to find out.

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

    Utah Division of Drinking Water State of Utah Other Resources American Water Works Association (AWWA): Rural Water Association of Utah (RWAU) Utah Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network (UTWARN) US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA): Water Environment Federation (WEF) CDC U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Department of Labor Association of State Drinking Water Administrators:

  • 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.

  • 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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