Montecito Water Quality Meets or Exceeds Standards

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Source: Montecito Water District

Montecito Water District’s 2017 Annual Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is now available online at

This report describes the District’s water sources, provides information on water quality and how it is measured, and presents the District’s 2017 test results which show that drinking water met, or was better than, state and federal water quality standards.

Landlords, businesses, schools and other groups are asked to share this information with tenants, students, and other water users who may not be customers receiving communications directly from Montecito Water District.

Para los clients del Montecito Water District, este aviso contiene las instrucciones mas recientes para obetener información importante sobre agua potable. Para información en español llame 805-969-2271, traducir, o hablar con alguien que puede explicarlo.

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Luvaduck Jul 03, 2018 09:56 AM
Montecito Water Quality Meets or Exceeds Standards

I don't begrudge them that, but when will Goleta Beach be bacteria, chemical and fecal matter free and safe to use again? Hot weather is coming. This part of town doesn't have full-house climate control.

a-1530588242 Jul 02, 2018 08:24 PM
Montecito Water Quality Meets or Exceeds Standards

Water standards are arbitrary and there is little scientific evidence that "safe" drinking water is indeed "safe" over the long term. Our water is loaded with chlorine which can promote cancer causing elements produced by sunlight's interaction with the chlorine. Chlorine itself can be cancer causing. Be health wise and only drink filtered water, especially for your children's sake.

Channelfog Jul 03, 2018 05:17 AM
Montecito Water Quality Meets or Exceeds Standards

Yes, water quality standards around the country are adjusted to conform to the available water. The chlorine smell is caused by the byproducts (such as chloramines and trihalomethanes) of chlorine reacting with organic materials . These are indeed very unhealthful. In Europe, they disinfect water with ozone which is safe, effective. Neither chlorine nor fluoride should ever be added to water. The fluoride used by many municipalities is a toxic waste product of the chemical industry.It would be very expensive to send it to a waste site, the old addage, "dilution is the solution to pollution". More and more municipalities are recognizing this and halting its' use. SB does not add fluoride, but contains fluoride from natural geologic sources.

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