Bethpage Water District Blog

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

What is the hydrologic cycle?

If you have ever wondered how water is replenished on Earth, here is a good explanation for it.

Monday, March 25, 2019

If my bill is high in this quarter or I think I may have a leak, what should I look for?

If you receive a higher than normal bill, check some of the items around your home before the bills continue to escalate.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Are there any emergency sources of water for a water district?

Bethpage Water District supplies the 33,000 residents with water but in extreme emergencies, neighboring districts can be supplied or be the supplier if the need arises.

Monday, March 18, 2019

What causes a well to turn on or off?

The operations of well pumps cycling on and off can be varied and is based on one of natures most basic principles: GRAVITY & PRESSURE

Thursday, March 14, 2019

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

Every town has different storage and pumping capacity. Just how does Bethpage stack up to the rest?

Monday, March 11, 2019

What do I do if I have or see a water emergency after business hours?

Emergencies can happen on any day of the year and at any time within the day. Here is some helpful information if you think you have or see a water emergency.

Monday, March 4, 2019

What is a residual?

Perhaps, the greatest health development of the 20th century was the usage of chlorine to disinfect the drinking water to eliminate water borne diseases from spreading easily and provide safe drinking water to the public.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

What is an MCL?

Acronyms are used all the time in our world. But sometimes maybe we don't know what they mean?

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.