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Is Kitchener 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 Kitchener?

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 Kitchener.

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


You may think you are a great chef, but if you are drinking tap water then you might be putting yourself and your family at risk. You might be thinking that some health organizations say that it''s okay to eat the cooked with water, because the minerals have been removed. But is this true? When it comes to the health of your family, is it really okay to use tap water as part of your kitchen preparation or cleaning? Kitchener Canada has answers for you.

If you are not careful, you may use tap water to prepare, store, and clean your foods. The contaminants found in municipal water systems are more than present in your tap water. If you do not take the time to test and clean, your family could be exposed to bacteria, viruses, parasites, cysts, and other dangerous pathogens. This is especially concerning in families with young children or elderly people, who are more susceptible to illness.

Can you feel confident about the quality of your tap water? You s

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.87 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kitchener tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 36% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 84% Very High
  • Water Quality 64% High

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