Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association


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Urgent News About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The spread of the coronavirus represents an unprecedented situation. NSWCA member districts have been proactive in addressing the situation and in adhering to the conditions of the existing state of emergency for the public well-being.

Important Points:

  1. The virus is not waterborne.
  2. Your water supply is safe to use in all ways.
  3. Water flow, water pressure and water services are not affected or interrupted by this crisis.
  4. There is no need to stockpile bottled water.

Beyond water concerns, and for the public good:

  • It is imperative to be vigilant and to obey good hygiene practices. Please refer to the information and health messages from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) suggestions at
  • Monitor for and observe changes in all federal and New York State guidelines.
  • If you or family members are sick or showing signs of sickness including a cold, respiratory concerns, cough, fatigue or fever, stay home. Having one or multiple symptoms does not mean you have the virus.
  • Any person who has been told to self-quarantine must stay home.

Paying Water Bills:

This is a very stressful and difficult time for everyone within our community. Contact your local NSWCA member district for more information about public access.

Please observe all hygiene recommendations. We appreciate your cooperation in dealing with this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.