What is a CCR?
The Consumer Confidence Report, or CCR, is an annual water quality report that a community water system is required to provide to its customers. The CCR helps people make informed choices about the water they drink. They let people know what contaminants, if any, are in their drinking water and how these contaminants may affect their health. CCRs also give the system a chance to tell customers what it takes to deliver safe drinking water.

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1. What is a CCR?
2. Are all public water systems required to provide CCRs to their customers?
3. How do renters get water quality information about their drinking water?
4. How do people served by non-community water systems get water quality information about their drinking water?
5. Why does the current CCR contain results from previous calendar years?
6. Why do I get a CCR?
7. Does the annual water quality report indicate there is something wrong with the water, or that it’s unsafe?
8. What do all of these abbreviations mean?
9. Why did my CCR contain information on cryptosporidium?
10. Does my public water system treat the water for cryptosporidium?
11. Should I be concerned about cryptosporidium in my drinking water?
12. What can I do if I am more sensitive to contaminants or more at risk to infections than the general population?
13. Is there a safe level of lead in drinking water for children?
14. Why is the Safe Drinking Water Hotline’s 800 number listed in the report if the Hotline cannot provide local water quality information?