Health and Safety

COVID-19 Deferred Payment Plan – UPDATE

Cedar River Water & Sewer District, in response to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-23, encouraging utilities to mitigate the economic impacts to their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, has suspended late fees and disconnection of water service since March 18, 2020. The District anticipates a return to normal business practices on January 1, 2021, pending any extension by the Governor to Proclamation 20-23.

The District will be offering an optional COVID-19 Deferred Payment Agreement starting in January 2021. The deferred payment plan ...

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How Can I Save Water?

Stop Water Waste From Leaks

No one benefits from leaks and they often waste more than you think. For many homeowners fixing leaks is a DIY project.

  • Fix running toilets: A running (leaking) toilet can use 200 gallons a day or more. That’s as much as taking an extra 10 showers a day.
    https://www.savingwater.org/indoors/fixing-leaks/toilet/
  • Toilet Rebates: Consider replacing your older toilet if it: ·
    Has recurring leaks
    Needs 2 flushes to clear the bowl
    Is more than 20 years ...
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COVID-19 Deferred Payment Plan

Cedar River Water & Sewer District, in response to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-23, encouraging utilities to mitigate the economic impacts to their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, has suspended late fees and disconnection of water service since March 18, 2020. The District anticipates a return to normal business practices on August 2, 2020, pending any extension by the Governor to Proclamation 20-23.

If you are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, please review the COVID-19 Deferred Payment Agreement: ...

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COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation 20-23

Governor Inslee has issued Proclamation 20-23, pertaining to Utility Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services. Cedar River Water & Sewer District is committed to keeping our customers connected to essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. If you are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for support, including long-term payment arrangements. This Proclamation does not relieve customers from the obligation to pay for utility services.

Cedar River has suspended ...

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Flushable Wipes…….NOT!!

Clogging the System: The Feud Over Flushable Wipes

December 23, 2019 by Diane Peters

In the basement of the Center for Urban Innovation at Ryerson University in Toronto, a lone toilet sits on a raised, tiled platform. Darko Joksimovic, an associate professor of civil engineering, drops a clean bathroom wipe into the bowl and flushes. It swims down a 66-foot pipeline that includes two 90-degree turns and clears it in one go.

He then collects the soggy material and drops ...

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