Is Bellevue Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.75 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Bellevue Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 22% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 94% Very High
  • Water Quality 78% High

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Bellevue?

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 Bellevue.

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


Most people would probably agree that tap water in many of the cities and towns of the US is pretty bad. This is mainly because of the fact that many cities and towns have put up a plethora of filters and purifiers to filter out dangerous chemicals, synthetic materials, and other impurities from their tap water.

What many people do not know is that a lot of those filters and purifiers are only doing so much to cleanse the water, and they are also causing a lot of health problems in the process. Even when you use these filters and purifiers to purify your tap water, they do not actually remove the main cause of a person''s tap water being harmful, and that is the presence of chlorine. Chlorine is a by-product of many water treatment facilities and is a very effective way of removing contaminants from our drinking water.

Chlorination is not the only way to remove contaminants, but it is the most effective and safe way. If you want to know why, it all ha


City of Bellevue

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Washington State Department of Health, 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: 142900
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased groundwater
  • Total: 15

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

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

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Bromochloroacetic acid
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Manganese
  • Monochloroacetic acid
  • Strontium
  • 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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