Water & Sewer

Surface Water Quality Program

The City of Hamilton has implemented a Monthly Surface Water Quality Program that samples select waterways throughout the City, for a wide range of water quality parameters.

Surface Water Monitoring Map

Live map is updated monthly providing current information for each water sample location.


Map Legend

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Inactive Sample Location (due to access restrictions)

Select sample location to view additional information.

Surface Water Quality Parameters and Criteria

The Surface Water Quality Program samples for:

  • Field Parameters: Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen (DO), pH, Temperature
  • Chemical Parameters: Ammonia as N, Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand (cBOD), Chloride, Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria, Hardness, Nitrate, Nitrite, O-Phosphate, Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN), Total Metals, Total Phosphorus (TP), Total Suspended Solids (TSS), and Un-ionized  Ammonia.