Is Wichita County Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?Yes
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$1.99

Can You Drink Tap Water in Wichita County?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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

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

Tap water by country

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  • Water Quality Rating:
  • < 20%
  • 20% - 39%
  • 40% - 59%
  • 60% - 79%
  • 80% - 100%

How Do People In Texas Rate The Water?

Travelers and residents of Texas 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 Inaccessibility56%Moderate
Water Pollution44%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility44%Moderate
Water Quality56%Moderate

Contaminants

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EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Texas Commission on 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: 19500
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased surface water
  • Total: 40

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

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

Other Detected Contaminants

  • 1%2C2%2C4-Trimethylbenzene*
  • 1%2C4-Dioxane*
  • Aluminum*
  • Antimony*
  • Barium*
  • Bromochloroacetic acid
  • Bromochloromethane
  • Chlorate
  • Chromium (total)
  • Cyanide*
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Diquat*
  • Ethylbenzene*
  • Fluoride*
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Manganese*
  • Methyl ethyl ketone*
  • Methyl isobutyl ketone*
  • Molybdenum
  • Monobromoacetic acid
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrite*
  • Paraquat*
  • Selenium*
  • Strontium
  • Uranium*
  • Vanadium
  • Xylenes (total)*

Learn more: https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=TX2430007

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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