COVID-19 Response and Updates
As the world monitors the fast-changing situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, TUD remains committed to protecting the safety and health of its employees, customers and the community in which we live and work and is taking precautionary measures to do so. Serving our customers and the community is the foundation of our organization, and we are committed to delivering safe, reliable water and wastewater services.
TUD Office and Board Chambers Closed to the Public
In order to comply with the Executive Order dated March 19, 2020 from Governor Newsom in response to the threat of the coronavirus COVID-19, Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD or District) has closed the TUD office and Board Chambers until further notice.
The recent Executive Order signed by the Governor states: “To protect public health, I as State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health order all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors…”
TUD staff remains available to assist customers via telephone or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Customers may experience additional wait times, we thank you for your patience.
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) issues the following message:
California’s comprehensive and safe drinking water standards require a multi-step treatment process that includes filtration and disinfection. This process removes and kills viruses, including coronaviruses such as COVID-19, as well as bacteria and other pathogens.
More information from TUD on COVID-19:
- TUD Provides Essential Services During COVID-19 April 2 2020
- Tuolumne County Schools To Remain Closed Until May 1 2020
- EPA Questions and Answers About Coronavirus
- March 25 2020-SWRCB Message, Providing Water Essential
- TUD Water Supply and COVID-19 Response
- SWRCB Drinking Water Systems Fact Sheet on COVID-19
- Governor Newsom’s Executive Order March 17 2020
- Governor Newsom’s Executive Order March 19 2020
- Tuolumne County Public Health Department Updates
“Pandemic or Not Your Water Supply is Reliable, Safe and Plentiful” – a video from the Association of California Water Agencies and TUD to remind everyone that tap water remains safe to drink despite #Covid_19, as well as the importance of only flushing the 4-Ps.
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