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Is Hamilton 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 Hamilton?

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 Hamilton.

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


You know you have tap water when it has an aftertaste like baking soda or salt. Some municipal water lines are older, and their water treatment methods are inadequate to remove these contaminants. It may be time for a change of your municipal water provider, whether you have water at home or not. Here are some of the reasons why you should look into getting your water from another source.

Water Quality - The majority of municipalities to test their water, but not all do. If this is the case in your area, don''t you think it''s important to know where your water comes from? Tap Water Quality - Does your municipality test its own water? What about your neighbor''s? Quality - Is your community serviced by a treatment facility or do you rely on your municipality''s ability to clean up its system?

Cleanliness - If you are serviced by a treatment facility, where do you think the water goes before it''s cleaned and reconditioned for drinking purposes? In som

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.88 in USD (1.5-liter)


Hamilton tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 22% Low
  • Water Pollution 53% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 78% High
  • Water Quality 47% Moderate

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