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Is Alameda Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Alameda?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in California is a 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 Alameda.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for California


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

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.5 in USD (1.5-liter)


Alameda tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30% Low
  • Water Pollution 40% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 70% High
  • Water Quality 60% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Alameda, 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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