Where does my drinking water come from?
The Village of Deerfield purchases its water from the City of Highland Park, whose water treatment facility collects and processes from Lake Michigan. Processed water is then pumped to 1 of 4 places; 1 of 3 reservoirs or 1 elevated tank. From there, it is pumped into the water distribution system.

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1. When should I water?
2. Where does my drinking water come from?
3. How safe is my drinking water?
4. Should I buy bottled water?
5. Can I test my own water at home?
6. What is the hardness of the water?
7. Periodically, my water tastes and smells funny. Why does this occur?
8. What can I do about these water taste and odor problems?
9. Who should I contact if I have questions about my water?