How does Troy prevent lead in its drinking water ?
Lead is not present in our source water.
Lead contamination in drinking water results from lead plumbing materials exposed to corrosive water.
To prevent this, the Water Plant staff continuously monitors the treatment process to control alkalinity and pH, ensuring our product is in a non-corrosive and absolutely safe state.
For decades we have tightly controlled the chemistry of our water, utilizing common but very effective treatment techniques to achieve a precise Ohio EPA- mandated calcium carbonate stability index.
This precise chemistry allows us to deposit a very thin protective layer of calcium carbonate coating within our system's piping and fixtures, to add an extra layer of protection from lead plumbing components that may exist in older sections of our system.

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1. Who do I call to inquire about my water bill?
2. How can I get my well water tested?
3. What are the results of Troy lead testing?
4. Does Troy add fluoride to the drinking water?
5. How long does bacteria testing take?
6. Can I use my own container for a bacteria test?
7. How often is Troy's water tested?
8. How do water rates in Troy compare to rates in other nearby systems?
9. Can the Troy lab test for nitrates?
10. Does the Troy Water Treatment Plant conduct tours?
11. How does Troy prevent lead in its drinking water ?
12. How often does Troy conduct Lead testing?