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Can You Drink Tap Water in West Chester?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Pennsylvania 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 West Chester.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Pennsylvania, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
In this article we will review West Chester water treatment facilities. We will then discuss the reason why you should take a look at West Chester''s water quality.
Tap water in the United States is generally considered safe. But there are some areas in the U.S. such as West Chester that have been identified as high risk. Some of these areas include West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. The reason for these high risk areas has to do with the amount of chemicals present in the water supply.
For example, one of the water treatment facilities in West Chester, PA is well known to use chlorine and fluoride for disinfection. Chlorine and fluoride are very common substances found in household disinfectants. However, chlorine and fluoride are also known to be cancer causing agents.
Therefore, when you drink tap water from West Chester, PA it could possibly be carrying chlorine and fluoride. If you consume any of this water it can potentially lead to
The estimated price of bottled water
$2.25 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36% Low
- Water Pollution 48% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 64% High
- Water Quality 52% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in West Chester, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.