Posted by David Jackson on Mar 24, 2020 in FNI Water™
There are numerous questions in the water and wastewater industry regarding the safety of our workforce who may potentially be exposed to raw wastewater carrying the novel coronavirus. As with any infectious disease outbreak, the industry’s approach to the new coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, should be to continue safe and effective management of our treatment systems while being cautious and practicing proper safety protocols to protect our professional operators. As Clean Water Professionals, our wastewater operators are adept and trained to handle a number of...
Posted by Trey Shanks on Mar 20, 2020 in FNI Water™
As guidance for elected officials and public works agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated water, wastewater, drainage and public works employees as Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers during the COVID-19 emergency.
Also included are electricity industry workers, including those involved in power transmission and distribution, and environmental remediation/monitoring technicians.
Posted by Thomas Haster on Mar 19, 2020 in FNI Water™
Water utility owners and operators are among the best-prepared public institutions in coping with emergencies. But as the coronavirus outbreak intensifies, utilities are being challenged to ensure the continuity of their operations while also reassuring their customers about the safety and reliability of their water supply.