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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Letter Re Discontinuing Chlorination

September 9, 2016

Dear Valued Water Customer,

We have some very exciting news for you! As many of you know we have been adding chlorine to our water system since the boil water incident back in September 2013. Adding the chlorine to the water has pl...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Chlorination Update

The crew has successfully moved through the entire District with the unidirectional flushing program, this process is now complete. The next step is for the District to submit a request to the Department of Health (DOH) to allow us to discontinue the chl...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Unidirectional Flushing Starting the week of January 18, 2016

Starting the week of January 18th the District crew will be working their way through the entire District flushing very high volumes of water to help clear the possibility of you experiencing brown water. The flushing will be done at night a few nights a...Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2015

City of Des Moines Proposed Utility Tax - UPDATE City Council meeting postponed until first of year

The City of Des Moines was planning to add a 16% utility tax on water and sewer bills effective January 1, 2016 at its October 29th City Council meeting. Thanks to the utility district representatives and the citizens who sent emails and/or spoke in oppo...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Many of you have asked “What’s the status of our continuing to add chlorine to the water”?

In September of 2013 we had a routine water sample that indicated the presence of e-coli in the water. Since then we have been injecting chlorine. The District has made many changes/improvements to how we are monitoring and testing our water.

King Co...Read on...