Drinking Water

Drinking water produced by Public Water Systems (PWS) is regulated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) under the Colorado Primary Drinking Water Regulations

Public Water Systems

Safe Water Information Finder Tool - contains general information, contacts, sample results, violations, inspection deficiencies, and online records regarding Public Water Systems in Colorado. 

Why does my water taste bad or look dirty?

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Information

Lead

Denver Water - Lead Service Line Replacement

Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program consists of an online inventory of all customer owned lead service lines, pH adjustment to reduce risk of lead leaching into drinking water from lead service lines, water filter and pitcher delivery to all homes with lead service lines, replacement of all lead service lines within Denver Water’s service area, and ongoing education and outreach regarding lead in drinking water.

For more information on whether you are eligible for Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program, visit denverwater.org/your-water/water-quality/lead.

Test and Fix Water for Kids

The Clean Water in Schools and Child Care Centers (HB22-1358) requires that each child care center, family child care home, and school that serves any grades preschool through fifth in Colorado test their drinking water for lead by May 31, 2023 and remediate, if necessary. It also requires all public schools serving grades six through eight in Colorado to test their drinking water for lead by November 30, 2024. 

For more information on the program and your school's test results, visit cdphe.colorado.gov/environment/lead-safety/test-and-fix-water-for-kids

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Lead

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Contact

Environmental Health Office
Email
303.288.6816

7190 Colorado Blvd.
Ste. 200
Commerce City, CO 80022