Is Oro Valley Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Oro Valley?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Oro Valley. But the average water quality in Arizona is 68%.

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

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

What Do People In Arizona Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Arizona 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 Inaccessibility31%Low
Water Pollution32%Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility69%High
Water Quality68%High

Contaminants

Oro Valley Water Utility

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Arizona 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: 39366
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 14

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Arsenic
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Chlorate
  • Chromium (total)
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Molybdenum
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
  • Strontium
  • Uranium
  • Vanadium

Learn more: https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=AZ0410164

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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