- Passed All Health Guidelines
- Passed All Legal Limits
- Met all Reporting and Monitoring Requirements
- Uses Chlorine disinfectant
Homes in and around The City of Detroit get their water from the Detroit River and Lake Huron. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department uses five water treatment plants to filter, test, and distribute water to residents in Detroit and over 100 surrounding communities. The water utility is a branch of the city government in Detroit.
Detroit, MI 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
Detroit, MI 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)||1||1||0||0||Yes||11.40||70||60|
|Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)||1||1||0||0||Yes||19.90||-||80|
3 Contaminants were detected, 0 above legal limits, 0 above health guidelines, and 3 below limits for water suppliers serving Detroit, MI between 2004 and 2009.
1 Water Contaminants were tested for in the Detroit, MI 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 Detroit 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 Detroit water suppliers to better understand the quality of the drinking water in Detroit, .