Is Wasilla Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$2.75 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Wasilla Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 18% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 94% Very High
  • Water Quality 82% Very High

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Wasilla?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Wasilla, Alaska.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Alaska is a 82 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 Wasilla.

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

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Tap Water washes and sanitizes our bodies. If you''ve ever had a cold sore outbreak, or a nasty chicken pox, you know that water is a necessary part of the human body.

The town of Wasilla is named after William J. Wasilla, a well-known author who once wrote a popular novel. Many people in the area still speak of his work, but the story itself is not so interesting.

In Wasilla, people rely on water from their taps for their water source. Some are aware of the dangers of drinking contaminated water. Many are simply unaware of the health risks of drinking polluted water.

The town of Wasilla is about 20 minutes from the main city, Flagstaff. This makes it an attractive vacation spot to those who want to get away from it all. People fly into Flagstaff to enjoy their vacations, and many also spend their time on the Wasilla Airport''s recreational vehicles.

Many people in Wasilla are concerned with the quality of their water. There

Contaminants


Wasilla Water System

EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, 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: 18222
  • Data available: 2012-2017
  • Data Source: Groundwater
  • Total: 17

Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines

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

Other Detected Contaminants

  • Bromoform
  • Chlorate
  • Chlorodifluoromethane
  • Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
  • Molybdenum
  • 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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