Is Cartersville Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$1 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Cartersville Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26% Low
  • Water Pollution 41% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 74% High
  • Water Quality 60% High

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Cartersville?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Georgia 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 Cartersville.

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

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What is the best way to clean tap water in Cartersville, GA? If you have ever had the pleasure of taking a public drinking water test, you know what you are dealing with.

You may have received a sample of this local water treatment plant water at your public utility company. In some cases, you may have received a sample from your own home tap. The results you receive are only as good as the quality of the sample.

If you have a local water treatment plant, you should look for samples of this plant water. In most cases, they can provide these samples for you. They have an established, documented system that ensures the quality of their water.

If you cannot find the sample there, you may be able to get the water through several national laboratories. This process is called isotopic reverse osmosis. It works on the basis of various chemicals being forced into the water to strip it down to the natural minerals we all need in our bodies.



Bartow County

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 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: 50162
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased surface water
  • Total: 14

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Chlorate
  • Chromium (total)
  • Fluoride
  • 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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