Cold Weather Checklist for Water Utilities

Our National Environmental Services Center (NESC) colleagues at West Virginia University have shared some very helpful tips to help water systems be resilient during these cold and snowy months.

Check your supply inventory; exercise your valves; weatherproof your booster stations; note whether your employees have the equipment they need for these conditions; and stock extra fuel are all common sense, achievable tasks that can make the difference between a well run system and one that runs into trouble when the weather turns cold(er).

Click this link http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/ndwc/articles/OT/FA07/OT_07_FL_readyFORwinter.pdf  to learn more about coping with cold weather.

 

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