Is Alameda Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update1:38 pm, March 9, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Alameda?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Alameda. But the average water quality in California is %.

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


Tap water in Alameda, California contains contaminants such as lead, a carcinogen; herbicides; and pesticides. The San Francisco Bay is the source of most Alameda''s water supply.

The residents of Alameda are trying to reduce the contamination in their drinking water. The city is also trying to reduce the amount of chemicals that are in the water. The City of Oakland is one of the largest users of water from the San Francisco Bay. The State of California regulates the water that the cities of Alameda receive from the San Francisco Bay. It requires them to meet the EPA standards for quality water.

Alameda has been trying to lower the levels of chemicals and to reduce the amount of pesticides that they use on their farms. Many farmers in Alameda have switched to using a non-chemical based spray on their crops. The spray prevents the growth of insects. They can then apply pesticide to the foliage of the plants without harming the plant itself. There are

What Do People In California Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of California 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


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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