Water Treatment & Testing

Taking a Water SampleThe Department of Public Works Water Division takes 66 water samples per month throughout the system to ensure that our drinking water is clean and safe. The water is fluoridated in Evanston with a 1.0/ppm (parts per million) concentration. Chlorine is added to keep the water supply safe. The Village of Palatine strictly adheres to all water quality standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).