Water Quality in Inver Grove Heights, MN
The reported water hardness for Inver Grove Heights is between 20 and 22 grains per gallon. This measurement is very hard, and can result in mineral deposits on dishes and stiff feeling laundry. If you have noticed these issues, contact Merle’s Water Conditioning for a free water analysis or ask us about our water softeners.
Inver Grove Height’s Utilities Division is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the water supply for many residents. Many residents and properties may obtain their water through private wells.
If your property maintains it’s own well, we recommend integrating water filtration to limit and reduce contaminants both naturally occurring and manufactured. We provide complimentary water testing service and even have water filtration systems that can filter harmful chemicals and contaminants from your water.
The water supply is comprised of 7 different wells that range in depth between 360 feet deep and 1044 feet deep. The well’s water is sourced from the Jordan and Mt. Simon-Hinckley aquifers. Well water is treated and then distributed to 3 water towers and 2 reservoirs. In 2018, Inver Grove Heights residents consumed 1 billion gallons of water.
Working with the Minnesota Department of Health, the Public Work’s Department tests drinking water for more than 100 contaminants. The drinking water in Forest Lake contains both chlorine and fluoride to meet the standards set out by the Department of Health.
Inver Grove Height’s water supply was not found to be in violation of any regulated contaminants within water samples taken in 2018. Regulated contaminants can include microbial, naturally occurring elements as well as manufactured chemicals used in water treatment and fertilizer.
Inver Grove Heights’ Utilities Department also monitors unregulated substances, including sodium and sulfate. These unregulated contaminants do not have legal limits for drinking water.
(Information Provided By the City Of Inver Grove Heights)
Report Data – January 1 – December 31, 2018