Public drinking water in Massachusetts - the basics
How lead gets into tap water, what you should know about this issue, and what the state is doing about it.
Questions and answers about health concerns as they relate to drinking water supplies.
POE and POU Information for Homeowners and Public Water Suppliers
What are private water supplies, who regulates them, recommendations for testing, and more.
Public notification lets consumers know if there is a problem with their drinking water.
Drinking water suppliers must notify people if their water does not meet a water quality standard.
Public Water Suppliers should call MassDEP if they have a drinking water quality MCL violation or a potential violation.