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The Facts About Door-to-Door Water Testing

Toronto Water does not conduct door-to-door sales of any kind and does not sell, market or endorse any products.

No one coming door-to-door is authorized to make a health-based test on your water; in fact, residents should be aware that, in Ontario, only fully accredited laboratories are licensed to perform health-based tests on drinking water and results take approximately 24 to 48 hours to process.

Learn more about this issue from Consumer Protection Ontario.

Toronto's municipal tap water is tested several times a day to ensure it meets or exceeds the Ontario Drinking Water Quality Standards set by the province.  

Residents are advised to exercise caution when solicited for a water test and with sharing personal information with people unknown to them.

If you suspect fraud, please call Toronto Police Services at 416-808-2222 or Consumer Protection Ontario at 416-326-8800 or online.

If you have a concern about Toronto's drinking water quality, please contact 311. You can also submit a number of water-related service requests online.   

Toronto Water also offers testing for lead in drinking water at no charge.

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