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In this episode of “Actually…,” Water Resource Coordinator Jennifer Nations says that College Station’s water is quite safe. Only a handful of naturally occurring contaminants have been detected, and the city adds another (chlorine) to disinfect the water and kill germs.
Jennifer Nations, the City of College Station’s esteemed water resource coordinator — known by many as, simply, the “water chick” – got a nice thank you call from a resident this morning.
Water Services Director David Coleman and Water Resource Coordinator Jennifer Nations gave a detailed presentation to the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District board on Thursday at city hall. They outlined the city’s conservation efforts and future water needs. In case you missed it, here’s the full video of their presentation, complete with comments by the board.
During this weekend’s sales tax holiday, you can purchase certain water- and energy-efficient products through Memorial Day. Tax-exempt items are things you can use to help conserve or retain groundwater (where College Station’s water comes from), recharge water tables, or decrease ambient air temperature to reduce evaporation.
Despite concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak, the coronavirus has not been detected in public water supplies, which have a low risk of contamination. When you turn on your faucet, you can be confident your tap water is a safe and secure source for the water you need for drinking, cooking, and maintaining personal hygiene.
In recent weeks, College Station Water Services has been conducting another round of smoke testing to evaluate the condition of some of our community’s aging wastewater lines. We do our best to make sure the public is aware of these tests, but the Fire Department still gets calls from worried residents who see smoke seeping out of sinks, vent pipes, manholes, and even the ground.