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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Water

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Water

The health and safety of our customers and employees is a top priority of the Blackland Water Supply Corporation board and management.  We are closely monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local public health agencies on the preparations and response to potential impacts from the coronavirus (COVID-19).

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19. Based on current evidence, the risk to water supplies is low.

Coronavirus does not survive in chlorinated/chloraminated waters such as those used to treat and distribute drinking water.

Blackland WSC purchases treated water from the City of Rockwall. The City of Rockwall purchase treated water from North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD).  NTMWD uses both filtration and disinfection during the treatment process. After filtration, the water is treated with chlorine/chloramines throughout the distribution system.

Blackland WSC is continuing to monitor the disinfection levels throughout our system daily as required by TCEQ.  

However, due to the call for personal space we are limiting our face-to-face contact with our customers. Our personnel is still working in the office and are available to answer any questions or concerns you may have. If you need anything, you can give our office a call at 972-771-6375.

If you need to make a payment, we have several ways for you to pay.

Pay by Dropbox

We have a drop box in our parking lot which you can deposit your payment. The dropbox is located on the left side of the parking lot as you pull in. The dropbox is checked each morning and throughout the day.

Pay Online

You can also pay your bill online by going to our website @ www.blacklandwater.com. If you have problems logging, give us a call and we can assist you.

Pay by ACH Draft

We provide ACH Draft free of charge. You will need to complete the ACH Draft form and provide a voided check. We will process ACH Drafts on or about the 14th of the month.

Blackland WSC has plans in place to continue to serve our customers during this evolving situation.  We are very committed to providing safe, clean drinking water to our customers each day.

Below is a list of resources where you can find factual information on Coronavirus causes and prevention measures. 

Information from the CDC - Corona Virus
Information from the CDC - Hand Washing Protocol
Video from the CDC - FIght Germs.  Wash Your Hands!