To view the Annual Water Quality / Consumer Confidence Report click here: CCR 2016 Report
West Sound Utility District's drinking water system is classified by the State of Washington Department of Health as a "Group A" system. With over 7,835 service connections, more than 107 miles of pipe in the ground, and 4.15 million gallons of storage capacity the District currently serves over 19,000 people.
Water is supplied by 17 wells ranging in depth from 234 feet to 1,525 feet deep. Of these wells thirteen are active, two are drilled, but not yet developed, and two are for emergency use only. Production from these wells totaled 589,809,800 gallons in 2015.
Qualified District staff treats the water with chlorine and fluoride. The water is tested 365 days a year throughout the distribution system to ensure that these additives remain at safe and effective levels for our customers. All employees on the crew are State Certified as Water Distribution Specialist or Water Distribution Managers and receive regular training to maintain those qualifications.
Your water is rigorously tested for a wide variety of potential contaminants. Coliform samples are taken at 25 locations within the system per month. All of the 300 coliform samples taken in 2015 were deem satisfactory by an independent laboratory. Your water is also regularly tested for Nitrates, Disinfection Byproducts, Synthetic Organics, Volatile Organics, Inorganics, Lead, Copper, Radionuclides Herbicides, Pesticides, Unregulated Contaminants and more. Rest assured that our water quality meets or exceeds the high compliance standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Washington State Department of Health for drinking water.
Providing safe, reliable drinking water is our highest priority.