United Utilities is responsible for the quality of the water supplied to the majority of homes within North West England.
The Council maintains a statutory watching brief over the quality of the water supplied to homes. We liaise with United Utilities on public health issues.
Reporting problems with your drinking water
If you think there are problems with your drinking water then get in touch with United Utilities . The Drinking Water Inspectorate ensures that the water from your taps is safe to drink.
Fluoride in water
The water in some areas of Cumbria has flouride added to it. You can find out more from Public Health England . You can also find out about flouridation from the fluoridation page on the United Utilities website .