Is Batavia Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Batavia?

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

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

Contaminants


Batavia City

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: 21970
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Surface water
  • Total: 16

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Bromoform
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • 1%2C4-Dioxane
  • Chlorate
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Molybdenum
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • 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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