If you are following the news regarding the “Do Not Use” order for Lake Jackson residents related to the discovery of the Naegleria fowleri in that city’s drinking water system, it’s understandable to have questions about the safety of our local drinking water. Below are some facts about this specific amoeba, as well as what the cities of Bryan and College Station are doing to ensure the safety of your water supply.
COVID-19 cases are rising fast in our community, according to health officials. Every person and business MUST comply with the shelter-in-place order to stop the spread. If we continue on this path, number of cases will overwhelm our community’s hospitals. Officials will begin to enforce this order. If you don’t need to leave, stay home. Stricter steps may be required if people don’t stay home.
Take this seriously. Every person who does their job today is going to help in the long run. Do your part to flatten the curve.
- Wash your hands 3 times per hour.
- Bring hand sanitizer with you everywhere.
- Practice social distancing (even outside).
If you see violations of the shelter-in-place order, call the Bryan Police Department at (979) 209-5300.