Is Missoula Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update4:30 pm, April 26, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.5 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Missoula?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Montana. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Missoula water quality.


What makes Tap Water in Missoula so unique? The answer to that question is that it is not only "unique", but it''s also a whole lot better for you than the stuff we drink in the stores.

Did you know that tap water in the United States actually contains more contaminants than bottled water? That''s right, the government lets companies use our water supply without treating it. And since this supply is not treated, it''s not safe for drinking or cooking with. That''s why I''m writing this article on why you should be drinking pure, clean, natural Tap Water for your family.

In order for you to drink pure, clean, natural Tap Water in the United States, you need to look in the bottle. Look at the label and see what is in it. You should see the minerals listed as well as the chemicals and other things that are present in our water supply. If anything is wrong, let''s say that there are too many chemicals in there for your taste, then you''ll have to buy anot

What Do People In Montana Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Montana have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data. A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

Tap water ratings

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 7% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 18% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 93% Very High
  • Water Quality 82% Very High


Mountain Water Company

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Montana 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: 56335
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 22

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Arsenic
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Nitrate and nitrite
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Barium
  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Bromoform
  • Chlorate
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (total)
  • Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Dichloromethane (methylene chloride)
  • Fluoride
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Manganese
  • Molybdenum
  • Strontium
  • Uranium
  • 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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