- 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 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
Austin, TX Water Quality Historical Violations
|Contaminant||Total Tests||Positive Results||Above Health Limits||Above Legal Limits||EPA Regulated||Max Result||Health Limit||Legal Limit|
|Total haloacetic acids (HAAs)||12||12||0||0||Yes||41.80||70||60|
|Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)||15||15||0||0||Yes||54.10||-||80|
12 Contaminants were detected, 0 above legal limits, 0 above health guidelines, and 12 below limits for water suppliers serving Austin, TX between 2004 and 2009.
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, .