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Posted on: June 28, 2023

2022 Water Quality Report: 100% Compliance With All Drinking Water Quality Standards

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DURHAM, N.C. –  The City of Durham Water Management team (Durham Water) continued delivering clean and safe drinking water to more than 309,000 residents while remaining in 100% compliance with all federal drinking water standards according to data presented in the latest annual water quality report.

Durham Water routinely monitors more than 150 contaminants and achieved 100% compliance with all drinking water standards with zero water quality violations in 2022. The 2022 Annual Water Quality Report, titled Tomorrow's Water Starts Today, outlines the journey water takes from source to tap. It highlights how Durham’s professionals are working to produce water that is healthy, fresh, and tasty: today and for generations of Durham residents and businesses ahead.

Each year, Durham Water produces the report to summarize information regarding Durham’s water sources, any detected contaminants, and compliance and educational information for the calendar year. The report is now available in English and Spanish on the department’s webpage. Customers may also request a printed copy of the latest annual report by calling (919) 560-4381 or by email.

About the Department of Water Management
The Department of Water Management is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Durham's water supply, water treatment and water reclamation (wastewater treatment) facilities, the collection and distribution systems (including meter reading), and customer billing services. Durham Water has a wide variety of support divisions and programs to maintain the existing infrastructure that provide these integral services and strives to be a responsible steward of the City’s physical assets. For information, follow Durham Water on Facebook at Durham Saves Water and on Twitter at @DurhamWater.


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