The following is a statement issued by the Hampton bays Water District:
The Hampton Bays Water District would like to assure its residents that the District experienced no significant interruptions in its water supply as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Most importantly, the District's water supply is safe to drink and no boil water advisories were issued.
Due to diligent preparations, our staff did a tremendous job ensuring that our residents would have clean and safe water to drink during and after the massive storm that hit our region. Several steps were taken to ensure that our distribution system will continue to be vigorously monitored.
During the storm, the Hampton Bays Water District had additional personnel on-site around the clock to handle any potential emergencies that might have occurred and to assure residents that they would see little, if any, effect to their water service.
Although power outages impacted several Water Treatment Plants and facilities, a series of emergency back-up generators kept the District's water supply pumping on a normal schedule. As a result, there was no reported loss of water. A portion of the pump stations were switched to generator power since the beginning of the storm.
For more information, please contact the Hampton Bays Water District at 631-728-0179.