Friday, September 20, 2019

The 2019 Water Quality Report is Now Available

The 2019 Drinking Water Quality Reports are headed your way and should arrive at your home soon.

The report gives consumers information about their drinking water in Southlake including but not limited to where the water comes from to what contaminants could be in the water. More importantly, it tells you whether or not the water in Southlake is safe.

At first glance, the document is a bit technical; however, it comes equipped with a guide on how to read the report, definitions and abbreviations and helpful information on testing.

The report takes a deep dive into water loss which includes water lost to leaks, line breaks and other conditions that may cause an uncontrollable flow. According to the report, the City lost approximately five gallons per account in 2018. The average amount of water used per account is about 256,543 gallons per year.

If you are curious as to how much water you are using, the City has resources available to monitor water usage. The EyeOnWater app is an application that assists users in managing their water utility accounts and gives them 24/7 access to view their water consumption, including the detection of leaks. The City also offers a W.I.S.E. Guys program, which can help identify leaks on irrigation systems and the F.O.G program which covers fats, oils and grease build up in our drains.

The City is committed to providing residents with a safe supply of water and the 2019 Water Quality report is a great resource and provides helpful information on how the City maintains its water supply and how you can help.

You can review the water report online here. For questions or concerns about your water report, please contact us at 817-748-8082.