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Can You Drink Tap Water in Moundsville?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Moundsville, West Virginia.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in West Virginia is a out of 100.
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 Moundsville.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for West Virginia, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26% Low
- Water Pollution 56% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
- Water Quality 44% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Moundsville, 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 Office of Environmental Health Services, 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: 11999
- Data available: 2012-2017
- Data Source: Groundwater
- Total: 18
Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines
- Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
- Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
Other Detected Contaminants
- Chromium (hexavalent)
- Dibromoacetic acid
- Dichloroacetic acid
- 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.