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  1. Mayor Schewel proclaims May 2-8 National Drinking Water Week

    At the Monday, May 3, City Council meeting, Mayor Steve Schewel proclaimed May 2 – 8, 2021 as National Drinking Water Week. Read on...
  2. Durham Water to Resume Ammonia Addition to Drinking Water

    On Monday, April 12, Durham's Department of Water Management will resume adding ammonia to the City’s drinking water as part of the City’s water treatment process. This is the last step of the annual temporary water disinfection changeover process. Read on...
  3. Join Mayor Steve Schewel and Take the Pledge for Water Conservation

    City of Durham Mayor Steve Schewel encourages all residents to take their pledge at mywaterpledge.com from April 1-30. The pledge is part of the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, which is an annual challenge to promote water conservation. Read on...
  4. City of Durham Announces Completion of Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

    The Department of Water Management announces the completion of a multi-year process to upgrade two water treatment plants. These $110 million multi-year projects were necessary to expand plant capacities and make improvements for regulatory compliance. Read on...
  5. Water Management Statement on System Security

    Water Management (DWM) wants to reassure Durham water customers that the City’s drinking water is safe and that our water system controls are secure. This announcement follows a recent cyberattack on a water treatment facility in Oldsmar, Florida. Read on...
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