Is Great Falls Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?N/A
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$1.5

Can You Drink Tap Water in Great Falls?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Great Falls. But the average water quality in Montana is 72%.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Montana.

You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Great Falls water quality.

What Do People In Montana Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Montana 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.

DescriptionScoreRating
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility25%Low
Water Pollution29%Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility76%High
Water Quality72%High

Contaminants

City of Great Falls

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, 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: 60000
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Surface water
  • Total: 22

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Arsenic
  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • 4-Androstene-3%2C17-dione
  • Barium
  • Bromochloroacetic acid
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Molybdenum
  • Monobromoacetic acid
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
  • Strontium
  • Uranium
  • Vanadium

Learn more: https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=MT0000525

Tap water by country

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  • Water Quality Rating:
  • < 20%
  • 20% - 39%
  • 40% - 59%
  • 60% - 79%
  • 80% - 100%

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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