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Can You Drink Tap Water in Ottawa?
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 Ottawa.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Canada, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The estimated price of bottled water
$1.34 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10% Very Low
- Water Pollution 28% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 90% Very High
- Water Quality 72% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Ottawa, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.