Is Nantucket Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Nantucket?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Nantucket. But the average water quality in Massachusetts is 54%.

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

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

What Do People In Massachusetts Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Massachusetts 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 Inaccessibility20%Low
Water Pollution46%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility80%Very High
Water Quality54%Moderate

Contaminants

Wannacomet Water Company

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 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: 27703
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 7

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Arsenic
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Barium
  • Fluoride
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium

Learn more: https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=MA4197000

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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