SLWSD COVID-19 Emergency Messages

In response to the State of Washington declaring a state of emergency along with emergency declarations from Snohomish County, the Silver Lake Water and Sewer District is taking measures to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and it's repercussions. These actions are intended to help employees, customers, and vendors of the district.

The District is following the guidelines from the Washington Department of Health along with the CDC and WHO, keeping an eye on how things progress.

Payments to the District

Because of the risk that comes from handling incoming cash/checks, the District is encouraging customers to either pay with credit card over the phone/online at slwsd.afts.com or to set-up automatic payments using this form.

You can pay online through your financial institution as well without incurring a fee.

Safe Drinking Water

Your drinking water is safe! According to a March 3 Technical Brief by the World Health Organization, the COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking-water supplies, and based on current evidence, the risk to water supplies is low. The Silver Lake Water and Sewer District maintains a chlorine residual that is well above the state minimum of .2 ppm and in line with the suggested .5 ppm that is shown to be effective in keeping viruses like COVID-19 out of the water system.

District Office Closure

The District office will be closed to the public starting 3-17-2020 until further notice. Appointments can be scheduled for contractors, customers, developers and others on a case by case basis. Please contact the office at 425.337.3647 or service@slwsd.com.