Public Drinking Water Branch

Drinking Water Monitoring

The Public Drinking Water Branch's monitoring section is charged with ensuring Missouri public water supplies comply with state and federal rules and regulations and provide safe drinking water to all citizens.

Individual water systems are required to submit samples of their water for laboratory testing to verify the water they are serving to the public meets all federal and state standards. How often and where samples are taken varies by system and contaminant.

Courier Pick up Points for Samples
Sample Collection Techniques for Coliform Analysis
Bacteriological Sampling Schedule
Order Bacteriological Water Analysis Sample Bottles
Laboratories Certified for Drinking Water Analysis
Microbiological Analysis Report, Form--MO 780-0438
Department of Health and Senior Services Private Drinking Water Testing
Department of Health and Senior Services Public Drinking Water Testing
Backflow Prevention
Annual Compliance Reports

Lead Information

Community Water Supplies
Customizable Lead Information Sheet
Lead and Copper Results Delivery Certification
Sample Letter for Customers

Nontransient Noncommunity Water Supplies
Customizable Lead Information Sheet
Lead and Copper Results Delivery Certification
Sample Letter for Customers

EPA Lead information