Is Babylon Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

User Submitted Ratings for Babylon Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 23% Low
  • Water Pollution 41% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 78% High
  • Water Quality 59% Moderate

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Babylon?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in New York is a 59 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 Babylon.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for New York


Suffolk County Water Authority

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the New York Department of Health - Bureau of Public Water Supply Protection, 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: 1100000
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 40

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Nitrate
  • Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
  • Radon
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • 1%2C1%2C1-Trichloroethane
  • 1%2C1-Dichloroethane
  • 1%2C1-Dichloroethylene
  • 1%2C2%2C3-Trichloropropane
  • 1%2C4-Dioxane
  • Aluminum
  • Barium
  • Bromochloroacetic acid
  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Bromoform
  • Chlorate
  • Chlorodifluoromethane
  • Chlorodifluoromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (total)
  • Cobalt
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Lithium
  • Manganese
  • Metolachlor ethane sulfonic acid
  • Metolachlor oxanilic acid
  • Molybdenum
  • MTBE
  • Perchlorate
  • Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHPA)
  • Perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHXS)
  • Strontium
  • Tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene)
  • Tetrachloroterephthalic acid
  • Titanium
  • Trichloroethylene
  • Trichlorotrifluoroethane
  • Vanadium


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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