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Mundelein’s Annual Water Quality Report Now Available

The Village of Mundelein Water Division is pleased to present to residents this year’s Annual Water Quality Report. This report summarizes the quality of water that the Village provided last year, including details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. We are committed to providing the highest level of professional services to meet our residents’ needs now and for future generations.

Here are a few quick facts about Mundelein’s water supply:

 The Village of Mundelein has arguably the highest water quality in the country due to access to a fresh water source—Lake Michigan.
 The primary treatment facility Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency (CLCJAWA) from which Mundelein receives its water, has won the prestigious “Excellence in Water Treatment Award” for 13 consecutive years with only 3 other utilities in the nation accomplishing this feat.
 Mundelein was in full compliance with State and Federal drinking water regulations in 2018.
 Mundelein’s water is checked for over 300 contaminants.
 The vast majority of contaminants were undetectable or at a zero level.

Did You Know…Water Trivia:

 In a 100-year period, a water molecule spends 98 years in the ocean, 20 months as ice, about 2 weeks in lakes and rivers, and less than a week in the atmosphere.
 It costs over $3.5 billion to operate the nation’s water systems annually.
 Cow’s milk typically has the biggest water footprint followed by nut milks.
 Soy and oat milks use the least amount of water to produce.
 There is no assurance that bottled water is cleaner or safer than tap water.
 In the U.S., chlorine was used for the first time as a primary disinfectant of drinking
water in 1908.
 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency oversees the quality of tap water, while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is responsible for ensuring the safety of bottled water.

Read the Village of Mundelein’s 2019 Water Quality Report Here:

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