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Recent News and Updates
Lead and Copper Sampling Results
We have completed the annual testing for lead and copper.
During the month of August, at 20 sites throughout the distribution system, LAWC collected water samples for lead and copper tests.
Lead and copper levels are measured in milligrams per liter (mg/l). The lab can detect lead as low as to 0.004 mg/l and detect copper as low as 0.040 mg/l. The maximum contaminant level (MCL) for lead is 0.015 mg/l and for copper is 1.3 mg/l.
The results for lead included: 1 sample above the MCL with a result of 0.029 mg/l; 4 samples detecting lead below the MCL; and 15 samples with levels of le
High levels of Haloacetic Acids
The third quarter samples for the group of disinfection by products known as haloacetic acids were above the maximum contaminant level. This is not an emergency and the water is potable. Please read the attached public notice for full details. Notice.
2015 Water Quality Report
The 2015 Water Quality Report is ready for your review. This annual report summarizes the water quality sampling and results for 2015. It has also been mailed with your April invoice. You can view it here or on the Water Quality Page.
2015 California Drought Regulations
Please read the this Customer Notice on Drought.052015 from the State Water Resources Control Board about the revised 2015 regulations and related fines for water conservation.