Is Cedar City Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

User Submitted Ratings for Cedar City Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 24% Low
  • Water Pollution 26% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 76% High
  • Water Quality 74% High

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Cedar City?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Utah is a 74 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 Cedar City.

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

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There are a number of places that tap water in Cedar City, Utah is tested and the results have all been clean, clear and odorless. However, you can also find that there are contaminants in some places that are not tested.

In one well, there was a small amount of contamination. However, they did a test on one hundred other wells and none of them showed any of these contaminants. But you should know that some of these results were found to be true by the government too.

What is interesting is that many towns have tested their water with a small amount of contamination, but they did not report it because they did not want to admit that they had a problem. Some towns did report that they had found an amount of contamination, but then they were found to be wrong. The state also reported some of these tests to be incorrect.

It is amazing that people would put their health at risk by drinking a small amount of contaminated water. Some of the cont


Cedar City Waterworks

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, 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: 31223
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 19

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Arsenic
  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Nitrate
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Barium
  • Bromoform
  • Cyanide
  • Endrin
  • Ethylbenzene
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Selenium
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium
  • Xylenes (total)


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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