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City of Wilmington Releases 2023 Water Quality Report

June 12, 2024

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Mayor Mike Purzycki and Public Works Commissioner Kelly A. Williams proudly announce the release of Wilmington’s Water Quality Report for the year 2023. This annual report, mandated by the Safe Drinking Water Act, provides comprehensive details about the quality of drinking water supplied to Wilmington’s residents. The report confirms that the city’s water continues to meet or surpass safety standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

The 2023 Water Quality Report includes:

– **Testing Data:** Detailed results from water quality tests conducted throughout the year.

– **Regulatory Updates:** Information on the updated Lead and Copper Rule and Wilmington’s readiness to comply with upcoming EPA standards for PFAS in drinking water, effective in 2029.

The report is available online at [](, at city offices, or by request via mail. To receive a copy, contact Wilmington 311 at (302) 576-2620 or email

“We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality water every day,” said Commissioner Williams. “This report not only assures our customers of the safety of their drinking water but also highlights our proactive measures to comply with new regulations.”

Wilmington Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wilmington, DE. Photo By Saquan Stimpson certified drone operator

### Key Highlights of the 2023 Water Quality Report:

– **Water Sources and Treatment:** The report details the sources and treatment processes used to ensure clean drinking water for the city’s 110,000 customers.

– **Professional Operations:** Wilmington’s certified water treatment operators and maintenance technicians work around the clock to maintain water quality.

To improve customer service and brand recognition, the City is rebranding its water services as Wilmington Water. This initiative aims to enhance awareness of the city’s water, wastewater, and stormwater services.

### Upcoming Launch of

Mayor Purzycki announced that the City will soon launch a new website,, dedicated to Wilmington Water. The website will feature:

– **Enhanced Customer Service:** Improved account management and billing services.

– **Resource Hub:** Valuable information for homeowners, business owners, and contractors, including guidelines and service details.

– **Transparency and Accountability:** Comprehensive resources on water quality and environmental initiatives.

“Our new website will help us serve our community better by providing easy access to important water quality information and services,” said Mayor Purzycki.

For more information and to access the Water Quality Reports archive, visit [](