Essential Utilities Prepared for COVID-19
March 17, 2020
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“As water, wastewater and natural gas utilities, we are a critical part of everyday life,” said Essential Chairman and CEO
Each Aqua utility is focused on providing critical public services to ensure the continued reliability and safety of water and wastewater systems for customers.
“First and foremost, our customers should be assured that drinking water provided by each Aqua water utility meets or exceeds all state and federal water quality standards,” said
Aqua customers can stay up to date on any water service emergencies impacting their area by signing up to receive WaterSmart Alerts by phone, email and/or text. To sign up, please visit www.aquaamerica.com and see the Water Smart Alerts link in the sidebar.
“At Peoples, we are fully prepared to continue to provide safe and reliable natural gas service,” said
Peoples customers can learn more by visiting www.peoples-gas.com/COVID.
Beginning in late February, Essential activated its business continuity planning procedure and its preparedness efforts include providing ongoing guidance and resources to employees to mitigate the spread of acute respiratory illness, lessen the potential impact of COVID-19 in operating facilities and maintain business operations. No disruptions or impact to water, wastewater or natural gas services are anticipated as a result of the outbreak.
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Essential is one of the largest publicly traded water, wastewater and natural gas providers in the