Drinking water 2019

A report by the Chief Inspector of drinking water

This report is in PDF format. The Adobe® Acrobat Reader® can be freely downloaded here.

The Drinking Water Inspectorate annual report Drinking water 2019 provides an overview of the quality of public and private water supplies in England and Wales. It comprises of the following:

Public water supplies

The report covers England and Wales and summarises the testing and results of water quality tests, events and technical audit activity.


Quarter 1: January - March 2019 (PDF 717KB)
Quarter 2: April - June 2019 (PDF 1.12MB)
Quarter 3:
Quarter 4:

Prosecution and Cautions



Page reviewed: 3 February 2020
Page modified: 3 February 2020

Drinking Water Inspectorate