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Can You Drink Tap Water in Estevan?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Estevan, 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 Estevan.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Canada, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
A company from Canada claims that it has developed a filter that can make your tap water better than bottled water. What does this mean? Is this something that you should be concerned about? You may want to look into this further, especially if your water is coming from an untreated well or other municipal source.
First, there are contaminants in every type of water. If you are not serviced by a treatment facility, you probably have traces of arsenic, nitrates, lead, cysts, chlorine, and other chemicals in your tap water. Arsenic is a carcinogen. If you are a daily drinker of tap water in your home, you are taking in more than you should be.
As an antioxidant, many of the impurities found in water become unstable and are unable to do their work inside cells. One example is the cyst form of the parasite Cryptosporidium. This is a cyst that forms inside the intestine. It is resistant to many disinfection methods, and it is resistant to many antibiotics
The estimated price of bottled water
$1.99 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- 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 Estevan, 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.