Responding to COVID-19

COVID-19 does not impact the quality or supply of your drinking water. Your tap water meets strict state and federal water quality guidelines. Please see the bottom of this page for additional information regarding water quality.

In an abundance of caution and to safeguard the health and safety of its employees and the community, the Orange County Water District is responding to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by implementing measures to reduce the risk of workplace transmission.

OCWD supports the concept of social distancing to reduce the possibility of contact between individuals who are or may be carrying a contagious disease. As such, OCWD will suspend group tours of all of its facilities, suspend all staff travel, cancel and suspend planning for all District events, suspend staff participation in speakers’ bureau engagements and community outreach events, remotely participate in external meetings, and conduct internal meetings either remotely or in a manner that adheres to the appropriate CDC-recommended practice of social distancing. 

OCWD developed and adheres to a Covid-19 Prevention Plan to keep employees and the public safe. The Plan complies with Cal/OSHA emergency regulations. 

Information updated 12/7/2020