As people stocked up on food and essential items for their time at home to help slow the spread of the COVID-19, I saw shopping carts full of bottled water. Television shots and videos on social media of shoppers often showed the same thing. It seems that over the last two decades, our preparation for natural disasters started to include bottled water — and a lot of it.. There is reason to prepare for disruption in water service in a hurricane. What about during a pandemic?
We’re diving into this question and other drinking water, wastewater, and water quality topics as part of a new blog series.
Read more from Lynn Thorp with Clean Water Action here.