Water Quality Reports - Decew

The Decew Falls Water Treatment Plant provides water to St. Catharines and portion of Thorold, Lincoln and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Current Status

The values below represent the water quality leaving the water treatment plant on the date indicated.

These values are updated on a monthly basis and measured by a laboratory that is certified by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

ParameterValueSample DateRangeTarget in Range
Alkalinity86 mg/LDec. 4, 201930 - 500mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
Hardness122 mg/LDec. 4, 201930 - 200mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
pH7.63 Dec. 4, 20196.5 - 8.5Target in range Safe and within our expected range
E. ColiNot detectedJan. 27, 20200 counts/100mLTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
Total ColiformsNot detectedJan. 27, 20200 counts/100mLTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
LeadNot detectedNov. 6, 20190 - 0.01mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
Chloride20.2 mg/LDec. 4, 20190 - 250 mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
Sodium12.5 mg/LDec. 4, 20190 - 20mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
Sulphate29.8 mg/LDec. 4, 20190 - 500mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
FluorideNot detectedDec. 4, 20190 - 1.5mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
Vinyl ChlorideNot detectedNov. 6, 20190 - 0.001mg/LTarget in range Safe and within our expected range
Calcium33.9 mg/LDec. 4, 2019 No current standards or guidelines for this parameter
Magnesium9.04 mg/LDec. 4, 2019 No current standards or guidelines for this parameter

For more information about the quality of water in your local distribution system, contact your area municipality.

Reports

Under Ontario Regulation 170/03 both the Regional Municipality of Niagara and the area municipalities have the responsibility to provide Water Quality Quarterly Reports.

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Contact

Deanna Barrow, P.Eng.
Manager, Quality & Compliance (Water)
905-980-6000 ext. 3543
Email Deanna Barrow

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