Keeping you informed about our water quality progress remains a top priority. As we continue our rigorous monitoring, sampling and treatment efforts, we encourage you to check back here periodically for the latest data updates.
December 2021 Data Update
Updated on 12/17/2021
Water samples confirm that overall water quality in University Park continues to improve and is meeting state and federal drinking water benchmarks for the most recent six-month sampling period, which included the months of July through December.
State and federal drinking water regulations require that 90 percent of water samples test at or below 15 micrograms per liter (ug/L) over a six-month period. In July 2021, we began a six-month monitoring period that continued through December 2021. Data indicate that 92 percent of samples met the threshold for the completed monitoring period.
To view a table listing all compliance sample results from the July-December sampling events,
Achieving these benchmarks is encouraging news, and we thank the community for the collaboration that has made this achievement possible. Looking ahead, we remain as committed as ever to prioritizing our customers’ well-being and working together on the long-term resolution.
January 2022 will mark the start of a new six-month monitoring period and regulatory water sampling will continue. We will continue working with regulators to confirm the treatment is as effective as possible for the water system based on other important water quality aspects, like water pH. Regulations refer to this as “optimizing” the treatment. We appreciate our customers’ partnership with us and the State on this important sampling program.
Our commitment to our customers remains unwavering and we will continue working closely with the community, national experts and regulators to achieve a long-term resolution. If you have any concern about lead plumbing in your home, please call us to schedule free water sampling. In addition, through our comprehensive filter program, we continue to provide eligible University Park customers with thousands of filters and filter replacements, and bottled water remains available at this time through our local distribution center.
Call 877.987.2782 at any time to request water sampling, or if you have questions about internal lead plumbing in your home.
See below for more information about compliance sampling and our process.