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COVID-19 Has No Impact on the City’s Water

March 19, 2020 

The water the community has always relied on for drinking, cooking, and bathing continues to be safe and reliable. Using the latest technology, water is treated to remove and disinfect all viruses including COVID – 19. Furthermore, the community’s wastewater will continue to be collected, safely treated, and disinfected, ensuring ongoing protection of public health and the environment. City staff is dedicated to ensuring these critical systems continue to operate and serve our community.

COVID -19 no impacta el sistema de agua de la Ciudad

El agua en la que la comunidad siempre ha confiado para beber, cocinar y bañarse sigue siendo segura y confiable. Utilizando la última tecnología, el agua se trata para eliminar y desinfectar todos los virus, incluyendo COVID - 19. Además, el agua residual de la comunidad continuará siendo colectada, tratada de manera segura y desinfectada, asegurando la protección continua de la salud pública y el medio ambiente. El personal de la Ciudad está dedicado a garantizar que estos sistemas críticos continúen operando y sirviendo a nuestra comunidad.

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Flushable Wipes Are Not Flushable

March 16, 2020 

Spoiler alert: flushable wipes are not flushable! Flushing flushable wipes down the toilet can cause costly damage to your plumbing, the City's sewer infrastructure, and our wastewater treatment plant. Help us maintain our shared infrastructure by throwing flushable wipes in the trash, and only flushing the 3 Ps-Pee, Poop, and Paper.

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Proposed Westside Transportation Plan

March 10, 2020 

Show your support or provide your input for the Draft Westside and Lower West Transportation Management Plan that details the neighborhood transportation hopes and concerns of Westside residents. The City Council will consider adopting the plan, which could affect existing and potential grant funding.

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