IHWD follows all State of Colorado Regulations to ensure clean, safe drinking water for our community.
On an annual basis, IHWD is required to report to our community a summary of our water testing and inspection results.
These Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) are delivered to each customer in June for the previous year.
IHWD is a Community Water System.
The MCLG for nitrate is 10 mg/L or 10 ppm. EPA has set this level of protection based on the best available science to prevent potential health problems. EPA has set an enforceable regulation for nitrate, called a maximum contaminant level ( MCL ), at 10 mg/L or 10 ppm.
An article by USGS:
IHWD has wells located in different water source areas. The hardness of the water in our upper well field is slightly higher effecting customers
primarily in Zone 3.