Is Auburn Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

User Submitted Ratings for Auburn 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 Auburn, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Can You Drink Tap Water in Auburn?

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

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

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Contaminants


Placer CWA - Auburn/Bowman

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: 28588
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Surface water
  • Total: 9

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Chlorate
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Manganese
  • 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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