Is Tap Water Safe to Drink in IllinoIs?

Can You Drink Tap Water in Illinois?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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

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

What Do People In Illinois Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Illinois 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 Inaccessibility28%Low
Water Pollution39%Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility72%High
Water Quality61%High

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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