Boil Water Advisory - Handwashing Station Requirements
When a fecal indicator is found in water that is an indication that the current water treatment is not effectively removing harmful waterborne microorganisms from the water. To safely use the water for handwashing in your area, follow these guidelines.
Potable Clean Water
Use treated or bottled water with a constant flow for washing with two hands
Coolers or Jugs
Clean coolers or jugs with free-flow spigot and a catch basin
Soap and Paper Towels
Have a trash can available
Cleaning a Water Jug
- Sanitize with 2 tbsp of unscented bleach in 1 gallon of water – Slosh to cover all surfaces.
- Let stand 5 minutes and drain. Do not rinse.
- Fill with potable water.
For questions and specific information, contact your local Environmental Health Department
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September 9, 2020