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Water pollution

Mains water - The Drinking Water Inspectorate are responsible for ensuring the quality of mains water in the United Kingdom. Environmental Health officers observe the quality of the mains water in our food and drink manufacturers, and occasionally test domestic mains water in Kettering.

Bathing water - Environmental Health offer a chargeable service for regular testing of water quality for operators of swimming pools at leisure centres, Jacuzzis, hydrotherapy pools, and paddling pools. This examines chemical composition and microbiological quality (bacteria).

For more information about these charges or any other queries you may have, please contact our Environmental Health Department.