Is Brentwood Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

User Submitted Ratings for Brentwood Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 44% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 56% Moderate

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Brentwood?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Tennessee is a 56 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 Brentwood.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Tennessee

In Brentwood, Tennessee, the United States Environmental Protection Agency has found toxic chemicals in the water. One of these is Chlorine.

The chlorination process is not without its faults. It does take some time for the chlorine to break down, and this is one of the reasons why the water we drink is so cloudy. Another reason is that many types of chlorine do end up in the water we drink.

If we want a cleaner, healthier environment, we need to get rid of chlorination and find another way to remove toxins. The first step is to find out what is in the water we drink.

This information can be found in public health reports and websites. The USGS collects data on water quality at many different locations. They are called the Drinking Water Assessment Program. The data they collect are used by the EPA to assess the condition of public water systems.

They found that over fifty percent of the water in the United States was contamin


Brentwood Water Department

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, 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: 28950
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased surface water
  • Total: 6

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Chromium (total)
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • 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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