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Is Masterton 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 Masterton?

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 Masterton.

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


Recently, I read an article about Tap Water Masterton Island in the South Island of New Zealand. The article was written by one of the most respected radio presenters in New Zealand, Michaelmas Cowper-Taylor. In his article he talked about the problems associated with the tap water on the island. The writer also stated that this could be the worst case scenario for those who rely on this as their main source of freshwater. He went on to say that the lack of information on tap water safety makes it even more concerning and that people should get educated and start taking responsibility for their own health. After reading the article, I decided to take action by making a few of my own comments about the matter.

First, I agree that tap water should not be underestimated in any way. If the tap water is impure, it can cause serious harm to one''s health. I also agree that if you want to be as healthy as possible, you need to understand the importance of clean and pure

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.5 in USD (1.5-liter)


Masterton tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 33% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 67% High

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