City of Fort Lauderdale to Chlorinate Water System
Water Treatment Scheduled for December 1- 22, 2007
Monique Damiano, Public Information Specialist
For Media Only: (954) 828-7808
Fort Lauderdale - The City of Fort Lauderdale will temporarily return to using free chlorine in its drinking water system. This preventive maintenance procedure will begin at 11 p.m. Saturday, December 1 and will end at 11 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2007.
Free Chlorination is a common practice for water systems using combined chlorine disinfection. The chlorination period is anticipated to be transparent to our customers, however some may notice a slight change in the taste or smell of their tap water.
This procedure will affect all City of Fort Lauderdale water customers, as well as customers in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Oakland Park, Port Everglades Authority, Village of Sea Ranch Lakes, Wilton Manors and sections of Davie and Tamarac.
The City of Fort Lauderdale maintains the highest standards to ensure that clean, high quality drinking water is delivered to water customers. The City's drinking water meets federal, state and local drinking water quality standards.
For more information about the free chlorination of the City of Fort Lauderdale's water system, please call the 24-hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000.