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Is Hamilton 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 Hamilton?

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 Hamilton.

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


Have you heard the rumblings about the quality of tap water in Hamilton, New Zealand? You might have if you have lived in the area for any length of time. Since the 1950s, the City of Hamilton has had to deal with a steady increase in the amount of contaminants that are found within its water supplies. There is reason to believe that this could be the cause of some cancers and other health problems.

In recent years, many residents of Hamilton have become concerned about the tap water safety of their homes. So, it is no surprise that the City has made an effort to do something about it. It''s just a matter of getting all of the information out to residents in order to make the right moves.

The biggest problem for the city is that tap water does not have to come from wells or rainforests. It comes from the taps of every home in Hamilton. Therefore, it is important that the right steps be taken to make sure that the water that is provided to the resident

The estimated price of bottled water

$2.33 in USD (1.5-liter)


Hamilton tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 22% Low
  • Water Pollution 22% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 78% High
  • Water Quality 78% High

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