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Is Kirkcaldy Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Kirkcaldy?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in United Kingdom 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 Kirkcaldy.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for United Kingdom


If you''ve been drinking tap water in Scotland or elsewhere in the UK, you may be aware that there''s been a lot of talk about it over the past few years. There has also been some debate about whether there''s any link between drinking tap water and cancer. This article will take a look at both of these issues and explore whether drinking tap water has any adverse health effects.

There is no specific link between drinking tap water and cancer. However, many scientists have concluded that a number of chemicals found in tap water are responsible for various types of cancers.

There is one chemical, chloroform, that''s been linked to the development of cancer in humans and is used in large quantities in the production of tap water. Other chemicals that are found in tap water are polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and trihalomethanes (THMs). Both of these chemicals are thought to be responsible for a variety of health conditions including cancer.


The estimated price of bottled water

$1.3 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kirkcaldy tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
  • Water Pollution 30% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
  • Water Quality 70% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Kirkcaldy, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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