EPA Update: Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater

There is no higher priority for EPA than protecting the health and safety of Americans. EPA is providing this important information about COVID-19 as it relates to drinking water and wastewater to provide clarity to the public. The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking-water supplies. Based on current evidence, the risk to water supplies is low. Americans can continue to use and drink water from their tap as usual. For details, visit:  https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-drinking-water-and-wastewater

City Of Houston Pressure Loss / Boil Water Notice

Related to the City of Houston Pressure Loss / Boil Water Notice yesterday please be aware of the below:

  • There are no Boil Water Notices in effect for Water Systems operated by EDP.
  • All regional water authorities have confirmed that they are not issuing a boil water notice. We have received that in the form of an official notice from NHCRWA and WHCRWA.
  • We have verified that there were no calls for loss of pressure that could be attributed to the City of Houston loss of pressure.
  • Operations has verified the pressure and chlorine levels of all systems receiving surface water.
  • There were no calls from EDP facilities related to loss of pressure or low levels in storage tanks.