Is Mcalester Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Mcalester?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Mcalester. But the average water quality in Oklahoma is 57%.

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

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What Do People In Oklahoma Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Oklahoma 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 Inaccessibility29%Low
Water Pollution43%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility71%High
Water Quality57%Moderate

Contaminants

McAlester PWA

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Oklahoma 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: 17783
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Surface water
  • Total: 17

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

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

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Chromium (total)
  • Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Picloram
  • Strontium

Learn more: https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=OK1020609

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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