Water Quality

Sampling & Total Coliform Rule

The provisions of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (1974) require public water suppliers to collect microbiological and chemical samples at various frequencies. Water is tested for:

Water is tested for:

Bacteriological Sample (BacT)

  • Total coliform
  • Fecal coliform

Other elements tested for:

  • Arsenic
  • Barium
  • Cadmium
  • Chromium
  • Mercury
  • Selenium
  • Beryllium
  • Nickel
  • Antimony
  • Thallium
  • Cyanide
  • Fluoride
  • Nitrite
  • Nitrate
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Silver
  • Chloride
  • Sulfate
  • Zinc