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Can You Drink Tap Water in Burlington?
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 Burlington.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Canada, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Burlington Canada has been rated by the Canadian Journal of Public Health as one of the most health-conscious cities in Canada. This is because of the fact that Burlington is one of the few cities to adhere to an action plan on the consumption of tap water. In this article, you will learn how you can help fight the spread of cancer and other deadly diseases by drinking clean tap water. This article will also tell you why you should be drinking your own municipal water.
The first reason that you should be drinking your own tap water is that you are not only doing your bit for the community by saving the environment by minimizing the amount of toxic chemicals used. There are many chemicals that get dumped into our tap water supply from businesses and factories. The majority of these chemicals do not actually harm the environment but the effect on the human body can be devastating. When you drink a municipal supply of water, the chemicals and pesticides will not get
The estimated price of bottled water
$2 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38% Low
- Water Pollution 38% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 63% High
- Water Quality 63% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Burlington, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
Burlington Municipal Waterworks
EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, as well as information from the U.S. EPA Enforcement and Compliance History database (ECHO). For the latest quarter assessed by the U.S. EPA (January 2019 - March 2019), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.
- Serves: 25619
- Data available: 2012-2017
- Data Source: Surface water
- Total: 17
Contaminants That Exceed Guidelines
- Chromium (hexavalent)
- Dichloroacetic acid
- Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
- Trichloroacetic acid
Other Detected Contaminants
- Dibromoacetic acid
- Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
- Monobromoacetic acid
- Monochloroacetic acid
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.