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Can You Drink Tap Water in Lawrenceville?
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 Lawrenceville.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Georgia, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
With the recent outbreak of tap water pollution in the United States, many people have questioned whether tap water is really safe to drink. The answer is no, but not because tap water is bad. It’s simply that there are no government standards for drinking water, and most companies that provide water services don’t know their standards well enough to provide safe, clean water. This lack of government regulation has allowed the growth of a whole range of contaminants, including lead, chlorine, volatile organic compounds, and others.
In the past few years, the problem of drinking water contamination has been exacerbated by the fact that more people are moving into high-income areas, where industrial and commercial waste is the norm. It’s not only industrial waste that causes lead to seep out of pipes, it’s also household garbage, so the problem of tap water contamination in urban areas has become particularly acute.
The estimated price of bottled water
$1.74 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20% Low
- Water Pollution 40% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 80% Very High
- Water Quality 60% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Lawrenceville, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 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.
- Serves: 30000
- Data available: 2012-2017
- Data Source: Purchased surface water
- Total: 19
Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines
- Chromium (hexavalent)
- Dichloroacetic acid
- Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
- Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
- Trichloroacetic acid
Other Detected Contaminants
- Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
- Monochloroacetic acid
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.