The estimated price of bottled water
$3 in USD (1.5-liter)
Tap water ratings
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
- Water Pollution
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
- Water Quality
Can You Drink Tap Water in Independence?
Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Independence. But the average water quality in Missouri is 57%.
There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Missouri. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Independence water quality.
What Do People In Missouri Think About The Tap Water?
Travelers and residents of Missouri 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.
EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Public Drinking Water Program, 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.
- Serves: 117240
- Data available: 2012-2017
- Data Source: Groundwater
- Total: 18
Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines
- Chromium (hexavalent)
- Dichloroacetic acid
- Nitrate and nitrite
- Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
Other Detected Contaminants
- Bromochloroacetic acid
- Chlorodibromoacetic acid
- Chromium (total)
- Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
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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