College Station is among the many fortunate communities with reliable access to safe water when they turn on the tap. As National Drinking Water Week closes, let’s take a closer look at this most precious resource. Continue reading Water professionals ensure our precious drinking water is always there when you need it
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. Continue reading Your tap water remains healthy and secure
College Station will be among the water users discussed at the regional planning group’s public meeting on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Carters Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. They want to gather input from stakeholders in Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Lee, Milam, Robertson, and Washington counties on matters related to available water supplies, projected needs, and management strategies. Continue reading When will College Station get a water reservoir?
Today is the fourth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water. The Value of Water Campaign is helping hundreds of organizations across the country host events and spearhead projects aimed at raising awareness about the crucial need for investing in our nation’s water infrastructure. Continue reading Can you imagine a day without water?
College Station Utilities hasn’t increased water rates since 2010 thanks to improved conservation efforts by our customers and the implementation of impact fees on new development. Last fall, the College Station City Council unanimously approved a six percent increase in water rates as part of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget but deferred the increase until the fourth quarter, which begins July 1. Continue reading College Station’s new water rates take effect July 1
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch. Continue reading 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings