Largo Tells Residents to Quit Using Reclaimed Water Immediately
The City of Largo Environmental Services Department has notified city leaders that reclaimed water is not meeting disinfection criteria.
LARGO, FL — Effective immediately, the City of Largo is urging residents to discontinue the use of any reclaimed water.
The City of Largo Environmental Services Department has notified city leaders that reclaimed water is not meeting disinfection criteria that is in place to protect the public and natural environment. This issue does not affect drinking water or any water coming into homes through faucets in the kitchen or bathroom.
As of Nov. 21 at 4 p.m., the system will be shut down for an undefined duration. Environmental Services staff is currently working to develop solutions to resolve the issue and get the system back online for residential and commercial customers.
The community is asked to shut down reclaimed water irrigation systems until further notice.
Updates will be posted to Largo.com every 12 hours or when they are available. Questions can be directed to Environmental Services between 8 a.m. and5 p.m. by calling 727-507-4460.