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Is Lake Forest Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 11:55 pm, December 21, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Lake Forest?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Lake Forest.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for California, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.

Many people in the Lake Forest United States are fed up with the contamination of their drinking water. It is time that they took a more active role in finding out the truth and stopping it. What they need to do is get educated on what is in their tap water.

You may have heard that it is safe for you to drink tap water at home, but the fact is that not everything is that way. The water that we are drinking is contaminated from chlorine to drugs to heavy metals and more. It is the cumulative effect of so many different contaminants that can cause you health problems to begin with.

The water source of Lake Forest is very important for both humans and animals. Not only does this city have an important agricultural base, but it is also home to many people. What they need is a good water source that will give them a healthy life without having to worry about whether or not it is safe to drink.

Is Lake Forest Tap Water Safe to Drink? Tap water & safety quality

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.09 in USD (1.5-liter)


Lake Forest tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 40% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 88% Very High
  • Water Quality 60% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Lake Forest, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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South Coast Water District - South Coast

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the California State Water Resources Control Board, 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 2021 - March 2021), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.

Utility details

  • Serves: 1000000
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased surface water
  • Total: 21

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Bromoform
  • Chloroform
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)†
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA9)†
  • Nitrate.Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)†
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Bromochloromethane
  • Chlorate
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Chromium (total)
  • Fluoride
  • Manganese
  • Molybdenum
  • Nitrite
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium


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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