CDC Update: Water Transmission and COVID-19, Drinking Water, Recreational Water and Wastewater: What You Need to Know

Posted at 5:52 PM CDT

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods that use chlorine disinfection, such as those in Harris County Municipal Utility District 102’s drinking water system, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.

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