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Water quality

Find out who to contact if there is problem with your water supply.

​Public water supplies

Thames Water supplies drinking water to Newham. It is responsible for water quality and for repairs to the supply system.

Reporting water problems

If you have a problem with your water, or you want to report a leak, contact Thames Water directly.

Drinking water quality: useful websites


Private water supplies

A private water supply is any water that is not supplied by a water company, usually a spring or well, so it is not a ‘mains’ supply.
There are currently no private water supplies in Newham.
For general information about private water supplies, go to the Drinking Water Inspectorate website.
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