- Failed some Health Guidelines
- Failed some Legal Limits
- Met all Reporting and Monitoring Requirements
- Uses Chlorine plus Ammonia (Chloramines) disinfectant
Most of the water supplied to Indianapolis houses comes from surface water. Surface water is collected from White River, Fall Creek, and Eagle Creek Reservoir. The water is treated and disinfected before being distributed to homes in dense residential areas of Indianapolis. Supplemental wells and smaller water treatment plants are used to supply groundwater to some outlying areas around Indianapolis. In recent years potentially carcinogenic disinfectant byproducts have exceeded health guidelines.
Indianapolis, IN 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
Indianapolis, IN 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)||44||44||2||3||Yes||87||70||60|
|Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)||111||105||0||1||Yes||107.80||-||80|
|Nitrate & nitrite||18||17||0||0||Yes||4.20||10||10|
25 Contaminants were detected, 2 above legal limits, 1 above health guidelines, and 22 below limits for water suppliers serving Indianapolis, IN between 2004 and 2009.
64 Water Contaminants were tested for in the Indianapolis, IN 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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis water suppliers to better understand the quality of the drinking water in Indianapolis, .