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Annual Water System Maintenance Planned March 1 – 29

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) will temporarily change the disinfectant in its water treatment process from March 1 through March 30, 2021.  The annual, routine change is necessary to maintain the regional system and year-round water quality. 

During the temporary change, NTMWD suspends adding ammonia and uses free chlorine to keep the water disinfected as it travels through pipes.  The absence of ammonia during these few weeks may make the chlorine disinfectant more noticeable to some people.  There are simple steps to minimize taste, odor, or skin sensitivities, including placing a pitcher of water in the refrigerator overnight or adding a slice of citrus to the water.  Adding a crushed 1000 mg Vitamin C tablet to bath water will remove the chlorine.

Direct link to NTMWD's site regarding this information https://news.ntmwd.com/annual-water-system-maintenance-planned-march-1-29-copy