Actions You Can Take
WHP Program staff monitor groundwater wells throughout the Critical Aquifer Recharge Area to meet goals for groundwater quality and quantity by detecting contamination and declines in water table levels before a municipal supply well is adversely impacted. Staff in Redmond’s Public Works Water Quality Office monitor the municipal supply wells.
Check out Redmond's most current Water Quality Report
for more detailed reporting on Redmond's drinking water and its latest lead and copper testing.
: Tom Fix, Senior Water Quality Analyst, 425-556-2847
Critical Aquifer Recharge Area
Critical aquifer recharge areas are those areas with a critical recharging effect on aquifers used for potable water (area in which water reaches the zone of saturation by surface infiltration).
Water in a saturated zone or stratum beneath the surface of the land or below a surface water body.
The physical structure, facility, or device at the land surface from or through which ground water flows or is pumped from water-bearing formations.