Is Antioch Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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User Submitted Ratings for Antioch Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30% Low
  • Water Pollution 40% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 70% High
  • Water Quality 60% High

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Antioch?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in California is a 60 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 Antioch.

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

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If you live in Antioch, Tennessee then you have probably wondered if your tap water is safe. Your tap water should be safe for your family to drink. There are many chemicals in the tap water that could be harmful if consumed or inhaled. A few of these include chlorine, lead and aluminum.

According to a study published by the Environmental Working Group in 2020, it was determined that more than ten million Americans drink the tap water that is contaminated with such dangerous chemicals every day. In fact, the EPA has found these contaminants in all major drinking water systems including your own.

If you think that your tap water is safe then you probably do not want to take the time to research the chemical levels. If you use tap water for your home water filtering system then you need to look carefully at the labels. Some systems do offer a choice to filter out chemicals that are not good for your family''s health.

If your system only fil

Contaminants


City of Antioch

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: 103833
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Surface water
  • Total: 11

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Chlorate
  • Dichloromethane (methylene chloride)
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Molybdenum
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium

Reminder

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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