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Is Waynesville Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Waynesville?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Waynesville, Missouri.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Missouri 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 Waynesville.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Missouri


Tap Water Waynesville is a small town in Washington County, NC. It is about two hours from Charlotte and about an hour from Raleigh, NC. The reason for this close proximity is that it is very close to tributaries of the Blue Ridge and Rappahannock Rivers. It is also very near the Appalachian Mountains.

Tap Water Waynesville does not have very good tap water quality. However, they do have a treatment facility. Unfortunately, the quality is not as good as the state and national standards. They use chlorine, a very harmful chemical, to kill any microorganisms that might be present in the water. This includes bacteria, algae, and viruses, just to name a few.

Chlorine causes dry skin and dandruff, irritability, and headaches. It is very irritating for children and seniors. Not only does it cause dry skin, it damages the lining of the heart. It can also cause clogged arteries, which increases your risk of heart attack. Just by using chlorinated water on a r

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.7 in USD (1.5-liter)


Waynesville tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 43% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 57% Moderate

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

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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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