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Is Fort Saskatchewan Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Fort Saskatchewan?

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 Fort Saskatchewan.

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

The waters of the Great Saskatchewan River are known for its quality as well as purity. It is the biggest river in Canada, carrying over 1 billion gallons of water each year. If this water were not so pure, then we would have a problem with the drinking water.

There is also the problem of the contaminants found in tap water and this makes it unsuitable to use for bathing. In addition, since this is not considered to be an entirely natural source of water, the quality of the water does not reflect the purity of the water from a well or a natural stream.

There are two main problems that come about when people use tap water for any purpose, cooking or bathing. These problems are chlorination and rust. Chlorination is done by making sure that the water is pure before it goes into your pipes. Chlorine gas is released when you shower and it is this that can cause a burning sensation in your throat and nose.

When rust happens in tap water, this m

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.88 in USD (1.5-liter)


Fort Saskatchewan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 13% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 88% Very High

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