COVID-19 Drinking Water Related Updates from DWGPD

The following is an email message sent to community and NTNC water systems on May 29, 2020. Greetings from the Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division, The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)’s Drinking Water and Groundwater Division...
Vermont’s Water Heroes: Buddy Ball

Vermont’s Water Heroes: Buddy Ball

Buddy Ball (left) and Rick Mullen Name: Buddy Ball Job: Water Operations Specialist at Lunenburg Fire District 1 and Superintendent of Operations at Lunenburg Fire District 2 Tell us about your water systems. I operate two systems in the Northeast Kingdom. LFD1 is...
Vermont’s Water Heroes: Trevor Welch

Vermont’s Water Heroes: Trevor Welch

Name: Trevor Welch Job: Head water and wastewater operator for the Village of Jeffersonville, VT How did you prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic? We ordered extra parts, topped off chemicals, and stocked up on PPE. Staying healthy is my main goal. Outside of work, I’m...

DWGPD Order to Disinfect during COVID-19

The following is an email message sent to community and NTNC water systems on March 25, 2020. To: Water System Operators and Water System Administrators and Staff From: Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division Re: Answers to Common Questions Pertaining to...

Important Guidance to Vermont Public Water Systems from DEC

This email was sent to public water system contacts by Jeff Girard on March 20, 2020. Dear Public Water System Contact, Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) we are taking additional safety measures to protect our employees and customers and are now working remotely while...

COVID-19 Information for Water & Wastewater Systems

Water and wastewater are essential services and need to be prepared in order to prevent interruptions due to COVID-19. It is important for drinking water and wastewater operators to stay informed about in order to protect public health as well as your personal safety....