Drinking Water

January 04, 2024
Act 98 of the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature authorized the Louisiana Department of Health Safe Drinking Water Program to develop a grade for community water system accountability. This would provide for the issuance of a letter grade reflective of community water system quality and performance. LDH detemines letter grades based on 7 Standards evaluating the infrastructure, accountability, and over all health risk of drinking water to consumers.
May 01, 2023
LDH will hold technical briefing for media at 1 p.m. today
April 27, 2023
The Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) shown on this site are base documents only and are not finished documents. Water system personnel should review the CCR for correctness and update accordingly.
October 31, 2022
FY 2023 plan addresses preventative health, workforce expansion and diversification, transparency and accountability, and many more health issues facing Louisianans
July 01, 2022
PFAS chemicals have long-term persistence in the environment and have been found in some drinking water supplies.
June 24, 2022
Private wells are not regulated in Louisiana, leaving well owners responsible for all facets of disaster preparedness, protection and maintenance of their well.
June 10, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is assisting the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) in its assessment and evaluation of a chemical leak that occurred at Imperial Cleaners, a now-closed dry cleaning site in downtown Minden, located in Webster Parish.
September 16, 2021
Affected water wells must be first disinfected then thoroughly flushed before a sample of water is collected for analysis by the Office of Public Health, which has set up a temporary laboratory in Berwick.
June 16, 2021
The town is using the funds to install two new ground water wells, a new water treatment facility with filters and softeners, a new ground storage tank, new water meters with automated meter reading system and more than 3,000 linear feet of new pipeline.
November 08, 2018
Residents in Sabine Parish and parts of Natchitoches Parish will receive cleaner, safer drinking water thanks to $2.6 million in improvements that are being made to the Sabine Parish Waterworks District #1
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