Is Round Lake Beach Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update3:32 am, February 4, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Round Lake Beach?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Round Lake Beach. But the average water quality in Illinois is %.

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

The tap water in Round Lake Beach, Illinois, is safe to drink. A water quality report is free to the residence to make sure that water coming from utilities is safe. These reports are issued in compliance with the Safe drinkable Act. Water goes through numerous treatment procedures.

The water system consists of eighty miles of varied sized water distribution mains and appurtenances inherent of 1075 management valves, 1025 fire hydrants, 8,050 water services, and metered accounts. The village pumps an average of two million gallons per day (GPD) throughout the summer months and 1.6 million per day throughout the winter months, with an annual pumping volume of over 650 million gallons.

The main supply of Water in Round Lake Beach, IL, comes from Lake Michigan’s surface water. Another supply is from six back up wells beneath the village distribution system. Two high tanks and one taller than ground storage facility with a capacity of four million gallons.

The village’s sanitary collection system consists of seventy miles of varied sized clean mains and seven hygienic wastewater-pumping stations. The sterile waste product is sent to the Northwest Fox Lake Water Reclamation District, wherever it’s treated and free. The Water and Sanitary Division maintenance programs embody regular jetting, flushing, and cleanup of sanitary sewer mains and emergency response to main blockages. The village’s sanitary assortment system consists of seventy miles of varied sized clean mains and six sanitary wastewater-pumping stations.

What Do People In Illinois Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Illinois 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 % Very Low
  • Water Pollution % Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility % Very Low
  • Water Quality % Very Low


Round Lake Beach

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, 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: 25859
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Purchased surface water
  • Total: 23

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

  • Arsenic*
  • Bromate*
  • Bromodichloromethane
  • Bromoform
  • Chloroform
  • Chromium (hexavalent)
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Nitrate*
  • Nitrate and nitrite*
  • Radium%2C combined (-226 & -228)*
  • Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
  • Trichloroacetic acid

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Barium*
  • Chlorate
  • Chromium (total)
  • Dibromoacetic acid
  • Dichloroacetic acid
  • Fluoride*
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Molybdenum
  • Monobromoacetic acid*
  • Strontium
  • 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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