Is Rehoboth Beach Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$2 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Rehoboth Beach Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Rehoboth Beach?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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 Rehoboth Beach.

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

Contaminants


Rehoboth District

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Delaware Health and Social Services - Division of Public Health, 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: 32700
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 23

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

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

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Barium
  • Bromoform
  • Chlorate
  • Chlorodifluoromethane
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (total)
  • Cobalt
  • Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate
  • Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Manganese
  • Selenium
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium

Reminder

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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