Is the drinking water in Durham safe?

Yes. Durham’s drinking water is safe to drink and use and is tested daily for lead and other contaminants. There are no detectable levels of lead in water leaving Durham’s Water Treatment Plants and the results from the student report do not impact City of Durham drinking water. 

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1. What parks are part of the independent scientific study?
2. Can the parks be used while the soil assessments are underway and access is restricted to some areas?
3. Is the drinking water in Durham safe?
4. Where can I find public health information about lead education and awareness?
5. When will I hear more?