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Can You Drink Tap Water in Wichita County?
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 Wichita County.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Texas, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The estimated price of bottled water
$1.99 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56% Moderate
- Water Pollution 44% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 44% Moderate
- Water Quality 56% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Wichita County, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
Sheppard Air Force Base
EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 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: 19500
- Data available: 2012-2017
- Data Source: Purchased surface water
- Total: 40
Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines
- Chromium (hexavalent)
- Dichloroacetic acid
- Nitrate and nitrite
- Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
- Trichloroacetic acid
Other Detected Contaminants
- Bromochloroacetic acid
- Chromium (total)
- Dibromoacetic acid
- Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
- Methyl ethyl ketone*
- Methyl isobutyl ketone*
- Monobromoacetic acid
- Monochloroacetic acid
- Xylenes (total)*
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.