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Is Mackay 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 Mackay?

No, tap water is not 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 Mackay.

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

You can see that the water in Australia is very pure, clean and free from harmful chemicals. This makes it one of the most preferred water sources in Australia and the United Kingdom. If you are searching for quality water sources then you should consider using this water in your home or business.

If you do not have any plans to install a filtration system in your home, this is the first step that you should take to start looking for a good water source. In order to make sure that you are using the best source of drinking water, you should look at the different places in which water is stored. One of the places that is considered to be a good source of drinking water is the area around the Mackay River and in particular the town of Mackay.

To make sure that the water source is pure, you can choose to buy bottled water from a local store or you can get it from some companies. In addition to that, there are many stores that sell tap water in bottles, so

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.65 in USD (1.5-liter)


Mackay tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 75% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 25% Low

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