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Posted on: April 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Amherst Public Work Dept. Working for YOU

DPW Working For You News

Amherst Public Works continues to operate throughout COVID-19 to provide essential services to the Town.  DPW personnel are working daily to provide drinking water, treat wastewater, and keep public areas & roadways safe. Stay tuned for periodic DPW messages & updates.

DPW Message on Monday, April 13th:

DPW crews continue to work to keep the community safe. Daily crews are working to fill potholes, sweep streets and trim hazardous trees. Wastewater crews hard working hard to maintain the sewer system and you can do your part by throwing “flushable wipes” in the trash can and not down the drain!

Highway crews are starting their summer construction projects.

This is just another way that the Amherst Public Works Department is working for YOU.

DPW Message on Thursday, April 9th:

We understand everyone’s heightened awareness regarding potential exposure routes to COVID-19.  We want to reassure residents and businesses that the Amherst drinking water is safe to drink and use, as always.  Our treatment and disinfection process kills viruses, including the coronavirus.  The town staff continues to monitor and test the drinking water quality to ensure its safety.  This regular monitoring includes testing that chlorine levels are adequate throughout the Town.

This is just another way that the Amherst Public Works Department is working for YOU.

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