We got the email alert that combined sewer system overflow event occurred early this morning at 3:35 am. 🌧️☔️📩
If you want to help reduce the pressure on the wastewater treatment plant during heavy rains, you can hold off on washing laundry or running the dishwasher. 1/2
This is HOW we do it! https://twitter.com/uswateralliance/status/1428099467673284612
We're thankful for our member @CityRichmondVA, who works to ensure reliable, high-quality drinking water. Thank you for making sure water is all it needs to be. #OneWater
Did you know Richmond maintains one wastewater treatment facility? Utilizing a variety of processes, like ultraviolet disinfection, 50 employees treat up to 140 million gallons PER DAY during wet weather. That's enough to fill more than 212 Olympic-sized pools daily!