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Austin TX Drinking Water Quality
Water Quality Factors
  • Passed All Health Guidelines
  • Passed All Legal Limits
  • Met all Reporting and Monitoring Requirements
  • Uses Chlorine plus Ammonia (Chloramines) disinfectant

Austin gets its water from the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), then it is treated with chlorine and chloramines to disinfect and kill any bacteria. Once the water reaches your home, the chloramine disinfection is no longer needed and can be removed with a water filter.

Austin, TX Drinking Water Top Suppliers

Water SupplierWater Supply SourcePopulation ServedService Connections
City Of Austin Water & Wastewater
Po Box 1088 Austin, TX 78767-1088
Surface Water 780,647 234,542
Data Sources:
EPA 2012 SDWIS Report

Austin, TX Water Quality Recent Violations

There were no health violations for in the 2010-2012 reporting periods

There were no reporting, montioring or other reported violations for in the 2010-2012 reporting periods

To see the latest EPA monitoring report for visit the EPA at SDWIS Report

Austin, TX Water Quality Historical Violations

Detected
12
Above Legal Limit
0
Above Health Limits
0
Below Limits
12
ContaminantTotal Tests Positive ResultsAbove Health LimitsAbove Legal LimitsEPA RegulatedMax ResultHealth Limit Legal Limit
Bromochloroacetic acid 15 14 0 0 No 7.30 - -
Bromodichloromethane 15 15 0 0 Yes 16.50 100 80
Bromoform 15 9 0 0 Yes 3.10 800 80
Chloroform 15 15 0 0 Yes 36.10 70 80
Dibromoacetic acid 15 15 0 0 Yes 25.20 - 60
Dibromochloromethane 15 15 0 0 Yes 14.40 60 80
Dichloroacetic acid 15 15 0 0 Yes 29.60 70 60
Monochloroacetic acid 18 4 0 0 Yes 33.53 70 60
Nitrate 4 4 0 0 Yes 0.86 10 10
Total haloacetic acids (HAAs) 12 12 0 0 Yes 41.80 70 60
Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs) 15 15 0 0 Yes 54.10 - 80
Trichloroacetic acid 15 12 0 0 Yes 11.10 20 60

137 Water Contaminants were tested for in the Austin, TX area but not found in drinking water between 2004 and 2009.

Data Source: NYTimes.com

The scores and results above reflect a summary of the historical drinking water testing results that has been documented by the EPA and other sources. The color coding of the symbols was developed by WaterFilterComparisions.com as an easy way for individuals to gauge the historical effectiveness of Austin water suppliers in meeting legal and health regulations in providing clean drinking water. This should only be used as a guide, and WaterFilterComparisons recommends you contact Austin water suppliers to better understand the quality of the drinking water in Austin, .