Is Tap Water Safe to Drink in District of Columbia?

Last Update11:31 am, March 7, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in ?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in District of Columbia. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of water quality.

What Do People In District of Columbia Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of District of Columbia 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.

Tap water ratings

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 49% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 51% Moderate

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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