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Is Pleasant Hill Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 11:39 pm, May 13, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Pleasant Hill?

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 Pleasant Hill.

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

The city of Pleasant Hill, Oregon has had to deal with a serious drinking water problem for quite some time. It wasn”t until recently that the EPA made its way to the area after receiving reports of unhealthy levels of different contaminants. Since then, officials have put together a plan to improve the quality of the water. That plan is in place for the prevention of disease and poisoning from tainted drinking water. What about you?

The first step in making sure your water is pleasant is to use an activated carbon filter. This will capture chlorine, herbicides, pesticides and other contaminants. You will be surprised at how many chemicals are present in your water. Water treatment plants add chlorine to disinfect it. That”s why it is added to your drinking water.

When you add chlorine to your water, you create a chemical reaction that brings on the chlorine gas. The more chlorine you have in your water, the more dangerous it becomes. Studies have s

The estimated price of bottled water

$2 in USD (1.5-liter)


Pleasant Hill tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 1% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 12% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 99% Very High
  • Water Quality 88% Very High

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

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Contra Costa Water District

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 2019 - March 2019), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.

Utility details

  • Serves: 197998
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Surface water
  • Total: 18

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromate
  • Bromochloroacetic acid
  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Bromoform
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)†
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)†
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Aluminum
  • Bromide
  • Chlorate
  • Fluoride
  • Molybdenum
  • Monobromoacetic acid
  • 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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