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Is Burnaby Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Burnaby?

Yes, tap water is 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 Burnaby.

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


Is Tap Water Burnaby real? Can you taste it? One of the things that makes Burnaby, BC the seat of British Columbia, one of the most interesting cities in Canada is its unique water. It''s clean, clear, and contains surprisingly low levels of lead, one of the highest standards in North America.

Located in the lower reaches of the Fraser River, Burnaby is surrounded by other mountain towns and beautiful forests. The town was originally a logging town until World War II changed the face of Burnaby. With the influx of both German and Jewish immigrants, Burnaby has become one of the more multicultural cities in all of Canada. Today, you''ll find that you can go to many of the upscale shopping areas in Burnaby, as well as some of the more down-to-earth shopping areas in the rest of Burnaby.

The closest hotels to Burnaby Mountain are two-star hotels in Burnaby. They offer average amenities, but it is not uncommon to find a four-star or higher hotel with a hi

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.7 in USD (1.5-liter)


Burnaby tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 44% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 94% Very High
  • Water Quality 56% Moderate

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