Citing concerns by local residents regarding the water supply delivered to their homes, Rancho Water District issued a press release today addressing concerns.
"With growing concerns about the potential impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to reassure Rancho Water customers that the quality and supply of their water will not be impacted," the statement reads. "There is currently no evidence to support that COVID-19 is transmitted through drinking water. As always, tap water is available, plentiful and safe."
The statement goes on to explain that Rancho Water provides drinking water from a blend of groundwater wells and imported surface water from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD).
"Groundwater provides a natural filtration process which facilit