News reports have mentioned a health warning about lead in household pipes. The health warning tells people to flush their taps for 30 seconds in the morning to draw through fresh water.
This warning relates to private household plumbing products, not Unitywater’s infrastructure.
Unitywater supplies water that is strictly monitored and rigorously tested. It meets the requirements set out in the Queensland Public Health Regulation 2005 for drinking water and complies with the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines. The water we supply is completely safe to drink.
Unitywater's water testing information and reports can be found here.
We can also test household water supplies at our laboratory. More information about these services can be found here.
Will you reimburse me for the 30 seconds of water I'm using every morning? As this warning relates to private household plumbing and not the water Unitywater supplies, we would not provide a reimbursement for this.