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Is Bolton 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 Bolton?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in United Kingdom 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 Bolton.

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

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The contamination of the water supply at Bolton lies in the past. It was over thirty years ago when a local man began to notice strange stains on his tap water. The stains appeared on a daily basis from the mid nineteen hundreds until the early nineteen seventy''s. His wife would get strange boils on their hands when they drank from the tap.

Mr. James Hardiman, the then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom had ordered an inquiry into the water at the home. He had been a strong opponent of fluoridating the water in the United Kingdom. After the inquiry he decided that the home should not be fluoridated and instead used a tasteless substance called potassium fluoride.

Today in Bolton the tap water is still treated with this substance. However, not even that is enough. Today the United Kingdom is known for having some of the best tap water in the world. In fact the water in this area of the globe is so pure that tap water from Bolton has won awards from

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.15 in USD (1.5-liter)


Bolton tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
  • Water Pollution 30% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
  • Water Quality 70% High

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