Can I drink the tap water?

How good is the tap water in Philadelphia, United States ?


82 people said "The tap water is not safe to drink", 38 people said "I drink filtered tap water", 29 people said "I love the tap water here".

All in all, 19% of folks here drink from the tap.



How good is the tap water in all of United States?


3665 people said "I drink filtered tap water", 4011 people said "I love the tap water here", 5284 people said "The tap water is not safe to drink".

All in all, 31% of folks here drink from the tap.

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Drinking water supply and sanitation in the United States - Wikipedia   -Issues that affect drinking water supply and sanitation in the United States include water ..... Detroit receives its water from the Detroit River. Philadelphia receives 60% of its water from the Delaware River and 40% from the Schuylkill River.

Philadelphia Water Department - Wikipedia   -The Philadelphia Water Department provides integrated potable water, wastewater, and stormwater services for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, and ...

Can you drink Philadelphia tap water? - TAPP Water   -Apr 10, 2018 ... Generally, Philadelphia tap water as well as surrounding areas is safe ... microplastics were found in 94% of all tap water in the United States.

Water fluoridation in the United States - Wikipedia   -As with some other countries, water fluoridation in the United States is a contentious issue. As of May 2000, 42 of the 50 largest U.S. cities had water fluoridation. On January 25, 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first community in the United States to fluoridate its drinking water to prevent ...

Aging of Water Mains Is Becoming Hard to Ignore - The New York ...   -Apr 17, 2009 ... But the 6-inch-wide city pipe that still delivers drinking water to a block on ... water main breaks each year in the United States , according to the ...

Philadelphia Water Department - Water Utility Company ...   -Are your drinking water habits based on science... or something closer to superstition? ..... All of the above led us to name this project our 2018 Green City, Clean ...

Drinking water quality in the United States - Wikipedia   -Drinking water quality in the United States is generally good. In 2016, over 90 percent of the nation's community water systems were in compliance with all ...

Clean Water Act - Wikipedia   -The Clean Water Act (CWA) is the primary federal law in the United States governing water ... Groundwater protection provisions are included in the Safe Drinking Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and the Superfund act. ... in the elderly of Philadelphia, scientists found water quality 9 to 11 days before the ...

America's Tap Water: Too Much Contamination, Not Enough ...   -May 4, 2017 ... If you live in the United States, there is a nearly one-in-four chance your tap water is either unsafe to drink or has not been properly monitored ...

Opinion | Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium? - The New York Times   -Sep 13, 2014 ... THE idea of putting a mind-altering drug in the drinking water is the stuff ... and it is present in the United States, depending on the geographic ...

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