Port Moody residents will be happy to know the next time they take a sip of H20 out of their tap it's completely safe.
According to the city's annual water quality report from 2011, the quality of the city's drinking water was good.
All sample results for pathogens like E. coli and total coliforms were negative, while HPC bacteria counts were low in most cases.
As part of the report, Metro Vancouver collects water samples from Port Moody's distribution system and analyzes them for bacterial, chemical and physical characteristics.
The report noted Metro Vancouver's Seymour and Coquitlam watershed sources, from which Port Moody gets its water, met or exceeded all of the recommendations in national water quality guidelines.
A total of 673 samples were collected from the city's distribution system for the annual report.
However, the report indicated Metro Vancouver rescinded 31 per cent of the samples taken between February and June from the record due to an undisclosed internal investigation.
The report did not elaborate on the investigation. The report also noted the city's utility department responded to 30 water-quality related concerns.
The 30 calls including four incidents due to a water main break, 13 calls for city side service leak, seven water quality complaints and six water pressure issues.
Residents living in the Klahanie and Nootka Drive areas will also be happy with the results from the report.
Approximately 660 metres of the city's water mains in the area are constructed from PVC pipe.
Studies have found under extreme conditions, PVC mains can leach vinyl chloride, a known human carcinogen, into water drinking water supplies.
But sampling from 2011 showed all results were well below the maximum acceptable concentration.
In 2011, the city purchased and distributed 4.7 million cubic metres of treated drinking water from Metro Vancouver to its residents.
The report was presented to council Tuesday, and was received for information.
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