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Mary Louis of Quogue asked:

"Is SCWA legally bound to report any unsafe findings in our drinking water?"

Kevin Durk, SCWA Director of Water Quality and Laboratory Services responded:

“Yes. The result of every water quality test taken by the Suffolk County Water Authority is made public as part of our annual Drinking Water Quality Report, which is available at In addition to test results, the report provides information about how we ensure​ the safety of the drinking water that we provide to our customers.”

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