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World class drinking water

In the UK our drinking water is of the highest standard, among the best in the world.

The water you drink is of the very highest quality. Very strict standards apply to piped drinking water, set to protect public health and to ensure water quality is acceptable to customers.

Each year, almost all the checks carried out by companies pass the many tests that are required.

Latest figures for drinking water quality compliance with the strict UK and European standards