The Alleghany Water District is Regulated by the State Division of Drinking Water.
The District tests both the raw and finished water once a month for the presence of total bacteria and e. coli.2021 Monthly Bacteria Tests.pdf2020 Monthly Bacteria Tests.pdf2019 Monthly Bacteria Tests.pdf
In addition to these two monthly tests, the district tests for over 70 different substances with a range of testing frequencies as required by State and Federal Drinking water standards. Test results are consistently good!
Less frequent test results are shown below.
The district also tests for lead and copper inside five households every three years. This test was done annually for many years with good results which allowed ACWD to apply for a waiver so that it only has to be done once every three years which saves both time and money. Most recent results linked below.Lead and Copper 2017 and 2020.pdf
Petroleum by-products fall under VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) The district tests for 27 different VOCs. No test results for VOC's have ever come back above the allowable limits. In Dec. of 2019 the district's board of directors voted to conduct an extra test for petroleum by-products because of concerns voiced by the public. That test came back with None Detected. All recent VOC results are linked below.Volatile Organic Compounds