The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department is well prepared for Hurricane Season, are you?
As South Florida residents are encouraged to prepare for the 2016 Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) has been gearing up year round. The department is ready with emergency auxiliary power and all the necessary supplies for its pump stations, water treatment plants, and wastewater treatment plants across the county. This effort is to ensure minimal disruption in water and wastewater services in the event of a natural disaster.
“All of the WASD facilities work around the clock and are well prepared for emergencies. Prior proper planning is crucial for our department as water service is essential to life and public health,” said WASD director Lester Sola.
The department urges residents to conserve water before, during and after a storm to prevent backups in the wastewater systems. For more information on hurricane preparedness see the Miami-Dade County Hurricane Guide.
It is the priority of the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department to provide safe, reliable service to its customers. For additional information about Department services and programs, click here.