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Is Banff Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Banff?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Banff, Canada.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Canada is a out of 100.

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 Banff.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Canada


Tap Water Banff, Canada is a small town on the shores of Banff National Park. The water here has a natural purity because the town takes only naturally contaminant-free water from the surrounding area. It is a great resort location for hiking, fishing and camping.

Here you will enjoy some of the best scenery in all of Banff National Park. The waterfalls are spectacular. The geysers are a sight to behold. The wildlife is unique and abundant. The area is home to numerous bird species and even has rare elk, deer and moose.

The area offers year-round outdoor activities and events including world-class fishing, hiking, biking and canoeing. There''s even a golf course, a water park, an amusement park, camping, hiking and swimming. The hiking paths are well-manicured, man-made and steep. The swimming areas include natural and artificial beaches. The hiking trails have gentle inclines and are fairly flat.

Tap Water Quality & Safety The City of Ba

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.63 in USD (1.5-liter)


Banff tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 33% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 83% Very High
  • Water Quality 67% High

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