The United States Environmental Protection Agency requires that the City of Cumming report the results of all water quality analyses to the public on an annual basis. Download a copy of the City’s latest Drinking Water Quality Report by clicking here. This report includes the results of all chemical testing that was performed during the previous calendar year. In summary, the City has met and/or exceeded all of the requirements of both the state and federal governments. Specifically, the City is required to test your drinking water for nitrates, nitrites, sodium, fluoride, turbidity, trihalomethanes (THMs), total coliform bacteria, chlorine, total organic carbon, halo acetic acid (HAA5), copper, and lead.
Believe it or not, the water in Lake Lanier is very clean. It is not safe to drink in it’s “raw” state, but the quality of our lake water is very consistent.