Bethpage Water District Blog

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Is there anything other than chlorine added to the water?

To deliver the best water possible, it is best to add as little as possible to the water to keep it safe.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

What is “Eye on Water”?

The new metering system is a useful tool to all residents and users to track any possible unnecessary use or waste of water.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Why does the water have chlorine in it?

As the Bethpage Water District is doing everything possible to keep the water free of harmful contaminants, chlorine is a mandatory additive required by Nassau County Department of Health to provide disinfected water.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

What is a backflow device?

Each year, Bethpage Water District dispatches service personnel to perform the required backflow testing at residences that have one. It is only needed for certain conditions, but what is it anyway?

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Permanent Solutions to Groundwater Contamination are Underway, and Those Responsible are Footing the Bill

Bethpage Water District moving FORWARD into the future and holding polluter's accountable

Monday, February 4, 2019

When was the Bethpage Water District founded?

The evolution of the Bethpage Water District is deep in history and in a constant state of change and improvement.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Who is actually analyzing the water for the Bethpage Water District?

Bethpage Water District does a tremendous amount of sampling to ensure the water is safe to use. But they are not the only organization testing the water.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Bethpage Water District supports clean up at Local Community Park

Bethpage Water District, in it's continuing effort to hold polluter's responsible, attended a Town of Oyster Bay Conference at Bethpage Community Park to discuss the timetable for a cleanup and reopeing of the park.

Monday, January 21, 2019

What is the pumping and storage capacity of the Bethpage Water District facilities?

The storage capacity is the back bone to any water district

Monday, January 14, 2019

What is an aquifer?

The source from which Long Island suppliers get their water supply are buried deep beneath the ground.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

What causes water mains to break in the winter?

Water main breaks are a common occurrence for the last 50 years in Bethpage

Monday, January 7, 2019

How does Bethpage Water ensure the safety of the drinking water?

Bethpage Water exceeds all of the monitoring requirements of the local and State Health Departments.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Who is in control of scheduling the Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meetings?

The scheduling of RAB meetings is completely out of the control of the Bethpage Water District

Thursday, January 3, 2019

What is redundant filter technology?

Each plant has added layers of filtration to ensure the safety of the water. There are different filter requirements at each location to treat the water chemistry.

Monday, December 31, 2018

What is an AOP (Advanced Oxidation Process) filtration system?

Bethpage Water District is always on the forefront of new filtration technology. Learn about our most recent innovation to treat the water effectively.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

What is an Ion Exchange Process?

The process of nitrate removal is basic science.

Monday, December 24, 2018

What is Granular Activated Carbon?

Carbon vessels are a very popular type of filtration utilized by many water suppliers around the world.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

What is Air Stripping?

Air Stripping is one of the many methods BWD employs.