What do we test for?

In our Water Treatment Plant lab we test water several times daily for:

  • Alkalinity
  • Chlorine
  • Color
  • Fluoride
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Monochloramine
  • Ph
  • Turbidity
  • Total Organic Carbon
  • Free Ammonia and Hardness

We send out additional samples to the state-certified lab. These include:

  • Bacteriological
  • Coliform
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic Acids
  • Lead and Cooper
  • Radium
  • Synthetic Organic Chemicals
  • Total Organic Carbon
  • Volatile Organic Chemicals Total Trihalomethanes

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1. How do we treat your water? And why?
2. What do we test for?
3. What are Chloramines?
4. Does the Town use Chloramines year round?
5. Are Chloramines and Chlorine safe?
6. Are there any concerns for anyone using Chloramines or Chlorine water?
7. Do I need to treat my tap water for my aquarium?
8. Why are some hydrants left open?
9. What should I do if my water is discolored or has an odor?
10. What makes the water look cloudy or milky?
11. What should I do to clear up cloudy or milky water?
12. Is bottled water safer than tap water?