Is Seward Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update1:35 pm, March 9, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Seward?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Seward. But the average water quality in Alaska is 82%.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Alaska. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Seward water quality.


Seward, North Dakota is a large city located in the northern part of the state. It is known for its rich natural landscape and natural resources. The city was named after a Native American chief who lived there and founded a school for his people. Today Seward is a popular vacation destination for Native Americans and others looking to experience an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

Most of Seward''s water comes from a large river that flows through the mid-west portion of the state. A small portion of the river was dammed so that the water could be utilized by the city. The water that is allowed to flow through the dam provides drinking water for Seward and most of the surrounding areas. The other water source was originally from Lake Sakakawah. This portion of the river no longer has any flow through it, as it was dammed up and shut off.

Seward is also one of the few cities in the United States to have a wastewater treatment facility. This facilit

What Do People In Alaska Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Alaska have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data. A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

Tap water ratings

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 18% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 94% Very High
  • Water Quality 82% Very High


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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