Published: Apr 26, 2013 11:06 AM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Utilities will be temporarily converting its disinfectant process from chloramines to free chlorine residual from May 1 through May 29. This is a routine measure that is common for water utilities using chloramines as its primary disinfectant.

Anyone who uses a kidney dialysis machine at home should contact his or her 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 water to tanks.

Customers may notice a temporary change in the taste, odor, and color of the water, which is not harmful.

This is a routine precautionary measure to ensure customers of clean, safe, potable water.

Contact Lee County Utlities at (239) 533-8845, if you have any questions.