Varies by Location: Tap water quality varies across West Virginia due to differences in water sources and treatment methods.
Regulated by EPA: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates tap water quality standards nationwide.
Contaminant Levels: Check the CCR for information on contaminant levels. Elevated levels may indicate concerns.
Testing Options: Residents can independently test their tap water through certified labs if they have specific concerns.
Local News and Reports: Local news outlets and environmental organizations may report on regional water quality.
Lead Concerns: Some areas may have lead concerns, so testing or using filters is advisable.
Agricultural Runoff: In agricultural regions, runoff may introduce contaminants like nitrates, which can affect water quality.