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Is Mississauga 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 Mississauga?

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 Mississauga.

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


When the City of Mississauga Canada first started to look into water treatment for their citizens, it was realized that the amount of water that people drink in Canada is way too much. The problem is not only that it is too much, but it is unhealthy to drink tap water. People who have a chronic or serious medical condition have to have purified water.

So what does this mean? In order for people to get their water tested by the Health Ministry, they need to have bottled water tested as well, because bottled water can contain bacteria and contaminants. The Health ministry tests tap water with an enzyme and chlorine free system.

The testing is done by a company called Reverse Osmosis, and this is the only testing method that will remove any harmful bacteria or chemicals. The drinking water that comes out of the tap is very unhealthy. It contains high levels of lead, which is one of the most dangerous chemicals found on Earth.

In order to be

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.63 in USD (1.5-liter)


Mississauga tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 30% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 87% Very High
  • Water Quality 70% High

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