Commercial Building Reopening Tips from CDC and Osceola Water Works

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As the state of Iowa looks at reopening businesses after an extended COVID-19 shutdown, there are a number of preparation steps to be taken to ensure the safety of employees and customers. One thing that may not be top of mind for many people is the condition of the building’s water system. Prolonged shutdown or reduced operation such as those experienced during this pandemic may impact the water quality in commercial businesses, including schools, daycares, and beauty salons, just to name a few. Along with potential microbial hazards, the stagnant water may have produced disinfectant by-products, metals leaching into the

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Osceola Water Works Board Welcomes Mark Binning

Osceola Water Works Board Member Mark Binning

The Osceola Water Works Board would like to announce and welcome the latest addition to the team, Mark Binning. Mark’s appointment started on the 1st of December and replaces the outgoing Dave Neas. Mark Binning’s Bio and Position Statement: Background: I was born and raised in rural Leon, IA and graduated from Central Decatur in May, 1972. In July of 1972, I started to work at Miller Products Company in Osceola in the shipping department.   In September 1973, I married my wife Vickie. We have one daughter, Christine who is married to Mark Baker. The Baker family lives in Ames

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Osceola Water Works Board Welcomes Larry K. Bishop

The Osceola Water Works Board would like to announce and welcome the latest addition to the team, Larry K. Bishop. Larry’s appointment starts on the 5th of November and replaces the outgoing Ryan Rychnovsky. Larry K. Bishop’s Bio and Position Statement: Background: I was born and raised in Norwalk, IA, graduated from Norwalk Community Schools in 1967 and then continued my education at United Electronics Institute located in West Des Moines, IA., graduating in 1969. During this time, I married my wife Ruth in the spring of 1968. After graduating, I went to work at Texas Instruments located in Houston,

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