U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Williamsburg tap water cleaner than in previous years

Williamsburg tap water cleaner than in previous years

Lead and copper levels in Williamsburg’s drinking water are down from 2016, according to the city’s recently released water quality report.

The report, released by the city of Williamsburg’s Department of Public Works and Utilities, offers its findings from analysis of local drinking water sources, treatment procedures and water quality tests for the past year. The city’s report, which has been reviewed and approved by the Virginia Department of Health, shows that tap water quality in the city meets or exceeds state and federal regulations.

The city’s main source of drinking water is Waller Mill Reservoir in York County. Dan Clayton, director of the Department of Public...

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