Is Binghamton Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.67 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Binghamton Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
  • Water Pollution 67% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
  • Water Quality 33% Low

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Binghamton?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

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 Binghamton.

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


The water source for the tap water in Binghamton, New York is the W.T Smith Reservoir. This reservoir was built by the United States Army Corp of Engineers in the late 1950s. It sits on the Binghamton River''s western shoreline. This is where the City of Binghamton draws its drinking water from.

This area of Binghamton is located on the border of the state of New York and the state of Connecticut. There are a number of different municipalities that exist between these two areas. The majority of these municipalities are in Binghamton County.

The main source of water in Binghamton is the W.T Smith Reservoir. The City of Binghamton uses this water supply as their water source. This makes it important to understand how the water is used. This information will help you better understand the way the City of Binghamton draws its drinking water from.

First, the water is stored in ponds that are installed at the city''s disposal. These ponds are l


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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