Cleaning & Disinfecting Water Storage Tanks

A popular topic at the March Group B Meetup was about cleaning and/or disinfecting non-pressurized water storage tanks. Specifically, how often should the tank be cleaned and what’s the recommended way to clean it? Time between cleaning varies based on water quality. It is reasonable that more frequent cleaning will be required when there is more manganese and iron in the water. As a general statement, a period of 2 to 5 years is a reasonable range for time between cleanings. The attached guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health describes a best practice method for cleaning and disinfecting a … Continue reading Cleaning & Disinfecting Water Storage Tanks

Water Systems Contractors & Services

We’ve had emails from time to time asking for referrals to local water systems service providers. To make it easier to find that information, we’ve added a new page called Water Systems Contractors & Services which includes a list of local well pump installers, operators and legal services. You’ll find this new page in the Resources section of the website. Check it out and let us know of any additions you’d recommend to the list. Continue reading Water Systems Contractors & Services

Calling Group B Water Systems

Whidbey Island Water Systems Association has a vacancy for a board member After years of great service to the association, past president Jim Patton is stepping down from the board to focus on running his own water system. This leaves us with a vacancy on the board, and we are looking for volunteers or nominations. We’d like to fill the position at the December 2020 member meeting. You do not have to be an expert, just energetic with the willingness to learn and assist with board duties including attendance at monthly board meetings and the quarterly member meetings and at … Continue reading Calling Group B Water Systems

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Welcome to Whidbey Island Water Systems Association, a resource for all who drink water on Whidbey Island! Our members are Municipal, Group A, and Group B water systems, private well owners, and the operators, engineers, and others who serve those water systems.  Our quarterly member meeting are currently held via Zoom. The meeting invitation will be sent via our email list only. You must be a subscriber to the email list to receive the invitation email. Click here to subscribe! Continue reading Welcome!

2016 Membership renewals have been mailed

You should be receiving your 2016 renewal invoice shortly by email or postal mail. If you do not receive it by the second week of January, please contact us. We’re asking all renewing members to complete our WIWSA Membership Application/Renewal/Update Form to update your contact information so that you don’t miss our newsletter or other communications.   Continue reading 2016 Membership renewals have been mailed