On Target

Percent of Time Water Meets Regulatory Standards (Council Key Result Indicator #7)

Measure Description/Definition

A key result for citizens and businesses is the availability of a satisfactory quantity of potable water for consumption, irrigation, and fire protection that meets all state and federal water quality standards. The City of Olathe water continues to meet, or exceed, all state and federal health and safety measures. The City constantly tests water throughout the system, conducting over 90,000 tests annually to detect and remedy any health safety or water quality issues.

Target Determination

100% compliance required per permit issued by the Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Olathe's water met the chlorine and turbidity standards of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 100% of the time.

The 2017 annual Water Quality Report will include details about the source of Olathe water, what it contains, and how it measures up to regulatory standards.

City of Olathe 100 E. Santa Fe Street Olathe, KS 66061-3409 | 913.971.8600