FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee County Utilities customers may notice a temporary change in taste, odor, and color of their water.
Lee County Utilities will temporarily convert its disinfectant process from chloramines to free chlorine residual from May 1 through May 29.
This is a routine measure for water utilities using chloramines as the primary disinfectant and is intended to ensure customers of clean, safe potable water.
Anyone who uses a kidney dialysis machine at home should contact an equipment supplier so the proper filtering equipment may be installed.
Tropical fish or aquatic animal owners should contact a local tropical fish store for appropriate pretreatment of water before adding it to tanks.
Customers may notice a temporary change in the taste, odor, and color of the water, which is not harmful.
Customers may contact the Lee County Utilities office 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at 239-533-8845 with any questions.