Reports and Notifications

Water sampling is performed on a schedule set by the EPA. Samples are then sent to a third party lab, which tests the samples for a variety of contaminants.

  • Total coliform bacteria are naturally present in the environment and are used as an indicator that other potentially-harmful bacteria may be present.
  • E. coli and fecal coliform bacteria are bacteria whose presence indicates that the water may be contaminated with human or animal wastes.
  • Nitrate is a chemical contained in fertilizer and human and animal wastes.
  • Arsenic is a naturally occurring chemical.
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHM) are byproducts formed as a result of disinfection.
  • Haloacetic acids are byproducts formed as a result of disinfection.
  • Radionuclides are unstable forms of elements that break down over time and release radiation.
  • Volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) are a variety of compounds composed primarily of carbon and hydrogen. They are used as solvents, degreasers, cleaning solutions, dry cleaning fluids and components of pesticides and plastics. 

Monitoring Reports

Drinking Water Standards