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Can You Drink Tap Water in Laurel?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Laurel, Maryland.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Maryland is a 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 Laurel.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Maryland, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water Laurel, MD is one of the worst cities in the United States to consume tap water. There is no doubt about that. This is the town where the infamous chemical spill took place back in 2020. When it was found, there were over two hundred thousand gallons of this nasty stuff in the local rivers and streams. There have been no consequences to the cleanup efforts, despite the fact that over two hundred thousand gallons have been removed from our local waterways.
What does this mean for you? You have just as much risk of getting Cancer as the people who live in Laurel. This is one example of why I say that a "No Clean Water" policy makes sense. It is not practical to expect our public Water Treatment facilities to remove all the contamination from our local rivers, streams, and lakes. This is why I support a "No Tox Compromise" policy that requires every water treatment facility to "ample" their treatment to remove just a small percentage of the contamination th
The estimated price of bottled water
$2 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34% Low
- Water Pollution 36% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
- Water Quality 64% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Laurel, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.