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Drinking water

United Utilities is responsible for the quality of the water supplied to the majority of homes within the Allerdale area.

Allerdale Borough Council maintain a statutory watching brief over the quality of the water supplied to homes. Allerdale Borough Council 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 contact United Utilities.

Who oversees the work of 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 Allerdale has flouride added to it. You can find out more from the latest report by Public Health England. You can also find out about flouridation from United Utilities.