Is West Plains Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?yes
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$1.69

Can You Drink Tap Water in West Plains?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in West Plains. 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 West Plains 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.

DescriptionScoreRating
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility33%Low
Water Pollution43%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility67%High
Water Quality57%Moderate

Contaminants

West Plains

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.

Utility details

  • Serves: 12000
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased groundwater under influence of surface water
  • Total: 22

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Aluminum
  • Barium
  • Bromochloroacetic acid
  • Bromodichloroacetic acid
  • Bromoform
  • Chlorodibromoacetic acid
  • Chromium (total)
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Molybdenum
  • Monobromoacetic acid
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium

Learn more: https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=MO4010853

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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