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Is Silver Spring Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Silver Spring?

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 Silver Spring.

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


Recently, I had the opportunity to investigate the issue of tap water in Silver Spring, Maryland. The news that many Americans are facing regarding the dangers of drinking contaminated water has made some people wonder how our government can afford to protect us from this type of problem. If you haven''t heard about it, there are millions of gallons of water treatment facilities in the US, each serving a population of nearly a million.

But why do we still have a problem with dirty and unsafe clean tap water in our country? Well, there are a variety of factors, including the large number of chemicals being used in these facilities. The fact that the city of Silver Spring was actually built on a site that was contaminated with lead is another big reason why so many people seem to have been impacted.

In my research, I also learned that several local schools in Silver Spring were using this facility''s water to make sure that all of their students were he

The estimated price of bottled water

$2.11 in USD (1.5-liter)


Silver Spring tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
  • Water Quality 75% High

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

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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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