Drinking Water

University of Michigan (U-M) properties that use wells as the source of drinking water are sampled on a periodic basis to assure safe water quality.  Water quality is regulated under the Environmental Protection Agency Drinking Water standards.  For more information, contact Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) at (734) 647-1142.

Standard Operating Procedures, Guidelines, and Manuals

Supplemental Information

PFAS & Campus Drinking Water Safety

Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS, are a group of man-made chemicals that have been manufactured and used in a variety of industries in the United States since the 1940s.  Click here for more information.

Lead and Copper Drinking Water Testing in U-M Facilities

In 2016 EHS conducted a drinking water study on lead and copper. Full details as well as an interactive map detailing the sampling locations can be found on the Campus Drinking Water Quality – Study Results webpage.

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