We are pleased to report that your water meets or exceeds all health-related standards for quality and safety, according to the State of Washington Department of Health. The Federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) divides drinking water standards into two categories: Primary and Secondary. Primary standards relate to constituents that affect public health. Secondary standards relate to constituents that affect esthetic qualities such as appearance, taste, odor and color.
The regulatory schedule for testing the Gig Harbor Water production wells is as follows:
- Microbiological - 9 times per month
- Nitrate - Annual sample
- Radionuclides - Every 36 months
- Volatile Organic Chemicals - Every 36 months