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Good water quality means good quality of life.

Everyone needs access to safe and reliable water.

We monitor water quality in Pierce County. We take water samples at lakes, streams and Puget Sound beaches. And when conditions are unsafe, we issue advisories to protect people from getting sick. We also identify and correct sources of pollution in sensitive areas.

The health of your environment affects your quality of life.

Health starts where we live, learn, work and play. You can help protect your health by protecting your water, food, air and soil.

Help protect and improve the quality of our lakes, streams and Puget Sound when you: