Public Water Use

A significant proportion of Iowans get their drinking water from Public Water Systems. These include both Municipal and Rural water systems. A public water supply is defined as a system that provides water for human consumption that has at least 15 service connections or serves at least 25 people at least 60 days during the year.

Measure Description:

  • Population Served by Public Water Systems is the number of people receiving water from community water systems as reported in the Safe Drinking Water Information System.

Measures are defined above the visualization. Additional help can be found in the Help Section.

To download a data table click on the Title Text of the data table, click "Download" on the right below the data visualization, click "Crosstab" from the listed file formats, and click "Download". A '.csv' file will then download and can be opened in a text or spreadsheet application.