Is Petersburg Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Petersburg?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Petersburg. But the average water quality in Virginia is 67%.

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

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

What Do People In Virginia Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Virginia 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 Inaccessibility24%Low
Water Pollution34%Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility76%High
Water Quality67%High

Contaminants

City of Petersburg

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Virginia Department of Health - Office of Drinking Water, 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: 33740
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased surface water
  • Total: 20

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Chlorate
  • Chlorite
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Barium*
  • Bromoform
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Fluoride*
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Manganese*
  • Monobromoacetic acid
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate and nitrite*
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium

Learn more: https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=VA3730750

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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