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Annual Water Quality Report

points of interest

protecting water at the source

California Department of Public Health
Office of Drinking Water
1616 Capitol Avenue
PO Box 997377, MS 7400
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
Headquarters Office – (916) 449-5600

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of the Ground and Drinking Water (4601M)
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460-0003
Safe Drinking Water Hotline – (800) 426-4791

General drinking water information

Information on how drinking water standards are established


a message from the chairman

Click here for a message from Randy A. Record, Chairman, Metropolitan Board of Directors.

drinking water and your health

Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants.  The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. Learn more (964 Kb pdf)*

protecting water at the source
Source water protection is an important issue for all of California. Large water
utilities are required by the Department to conduct a Watershed Sanitary Survey every five years to examine possible sources of
drinking water contamination ... Learn more



Page updated: June 24, 2014