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Is Guelph 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 Guelph?

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 Guelph.

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


Tap Water Guelph is located in the Province of Ontario, Canada. The town was incorporated in 2020 and became a new municipality in the making. The name of the town was changed in order to distinguish it from other nearby municipalities. The majority of the population of the town is made up of residents that are related to water harvesting or water treatment. There are many farms and crops in the area as well as small factories that produce different types of products.

The majority of the residents of the town utilize borehole wells to obtain their drinking water. These borehole wells drill into the ground to extract water, but do not clean the water. The water is usually pumped to the town pump by using gravity. The town pump is responsible for cleaning and ensuring clean tap water quality in the town of Guelph. When you purchase bottled water in the City of Guelph, you are actually supporting this very unhealthy practice.

If you have purchased bottle

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.85 in USD (1.5-liter)


Guelph tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 27% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 91% Very High
  • Water Quality 73% High

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