Water Quality Reports

Each year by July 1, Skagit PUD mails out consumer confidence reports (CCR) and water use efficiency report to our customers.

What is a Consumer Confidence Report?

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A consumer confidence report is intended to be a brief annual water quality report from a public water system to its customers.

The primary purpose of the CCR is to summarize water quality data that Skagit PUD already collects. It also includes information on compliance, source water, and some required educational information.

A CCR explains to customers where their water comes from and what Skagit PUD is doing to deliver safe drinking water to their homes. This information helps people make informed choices about the water they drink. Customers will know what contaminants, if any, are in their drinking water and how these contaminants may affect their health. The report also explains what it takes to deliver safe drinking water at the turn of the tap.

What is a Water Use Efficiency Report?

In 2007, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) established a Water Use Efficiency Program to ensure efficient operation and management of water systems. With it came new requirements that require municipal water suppliers to set conservation goals and report annually on their performance to customers and the DOH.

Through a public forum process held earlier in 2007, Skagit PUD established measurable water-saving goals for the next six years for both the supply-side and demand-side of our distribution system. These goals will provide a benchmark for achievement and play a significant role in defining the success of the PUD’s water use efficiency program.

Our water use efficiency goals and the steps we are taking to meet those goals are updated and mailed to customers annually.