Throughout the summer, residents were asked and 20 of them opted into a random sampling and testing procedure to identify levels of copper and lead in drinking water in their residential home. We received results that one of the twenty samples had elevated copper levels. The lead samples passed.
The Department of Health requires the City to publish and send notification to all residents on City water supply.
Is our Drinking Water Safe?
The water in your home is treated and safe to drink. These mandatory tests just identify evaluated levels in the sampled homes.
What Are We Doing about the Issue?
- Working with MDH to discuss resampling procedures.
- Reviewing our historical water quality data and sampling data to better understand the reason for the exceedance