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At Rural Water District 5, Cowley County, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

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Temporary change in water treatment

August 09, 2018

Beginning this week, the City of Winfield will be changing their disinfection routine for a few weeks. You may detect a mild chlorine smell or taste in your water, but it should be minimal. This is a routine procedure and is done periodically as part of the disinfection process for water systems.

This line maintenance process is known as denitrification. Normally, the City of Winfield uses chloramines to disinfect the water; however, prolonged utilization of chloramines can result in nitrification, which can have an adverse effect on the safety of the water. Periodically treating with free chlorine prevents nitrification from occurring.

During this process, the water will remain safe...

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In the Water, but Out of Harm's Way

In the Water, but Out of Harm's Way

August 01, 2018

Swimming pools and beach vacations, waterskiing at the lake and rafting on the river, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, boating, wake boarding, tubing, jet skiing, snorkeling, sailing, surfing, and swimming - when it's summertime and the mercury is on the rise, there is nowhere we'd rather be than in the water! North America’s lakes, rivers, and seas are oases of beauty and respite from the summer sun, so it’s no surprise that swimming is summer’s number one pastime. But as you enjoy the season's final days, please make water safety your first priority. Swimming cools us off and keeps us fit, and it's one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a hot August day. But we cannot forget that it can also be dangerous. Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death among children aged 1-4, and it's the number two cause of unintentional death among those aged 5-24. A moment of distraction can be fatal, so please take great care to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in the water.

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