Is Darlington Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

User Submitted Ratings for Darlington Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 22% Low
  • Water Pollution 36% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 78% High
  • Water Quality 64% High

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Darlington?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in South Carolina is a 64 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 Darlington.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for South Carolina


Tap Water Darlington, Virginia is one of the worst cities in the state of Virginia to drink your tap water. The alarming truth is that every house in Darlington has at least one person that is drinking tap water, and many more than that. This alarming statistic has been brought to light through the effort of a citizen group called, "American Swine Flu" which is based in Fairfax, Virginia.

The Tap Water Quality Commission testing samples have exposed to dangerous levels of chlorine and fluoride, two of the most common ingredients in tap water in the United States. In addition, there was evidence that pharmaceuticals, such as birth control pills and antibiotics, had been found in the water. What''s even worse about this whole situation is that the people that are most likely to be effected by the harmful effects of these chemicals are children. Not only did this research come about because of an outbreak of swine flu in Virginia, it also came about as a result of p


Darlington County W&SA

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control, 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: 45141
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 12

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • 1%2C2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP)
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Nitrate
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (total)
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Strontium
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid


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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