The City of St. Augustine reported to Historic City news that on Thursday, November 5th, the Water Treatment Plant will resume the feeding of ammonia into the water system and revert back to chloramine disinfection.
The water was adjusted October 5th and the levels continued for 30 days.
Chlorine and ammonia are used in the water treatment process to maintain disinfection of the water. Adjustment of the chlorine and ammonia levels for pipeline maintenance purposes is a standard operating practice recommended by the American Water Works Association.
For additional information, please contact the City of St. Augustine Water Treatment Plant at 825.1044.