Is Covington Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update4:23 pm, April 26, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Covington?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Covington. But the average water quality in Louisiana is 47%.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Louisiana. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Covington water quality.

What Do People In Louisiana Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Louisiana have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data. A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

Tap water ratings

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 53% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 58% Moderate
  • Water Quality 47% Moderate

Contaminants


Covington Water Supply

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, as well as information from the U.S. EPA Enforcement and Compliance History database (ECHO). For the latest quarter assessed by the U.S. EPA (January 2019 - March 2019), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.

Utility details

  • Serves: 14700
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 16

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Aluminum
  • Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Manganese
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Strontium

Reminder

Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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