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Is Moncton 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 Moncton?

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 Moncton.

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


The tap water in Moncton is contaminated and the people of this town are concerned. In this article we''ll discuss the issues with tap water and how it affects your health.

The municipal government has a website that lists all of the contaminants in the tap water in Moncton. This site also gives you a list of the contaminant levels in the water supply.

The municipal water treatment facility is run by the city of Moncton, and it takes care of most of the contamination problems in Moncton. But there are still many problems in the water supply in Moncton. This is what is causing Moncton''s drinking water quality to be so suspect.

Water from the Moncton water treatment plant comes from a number of sources. This includes the Gatineau River, which is one of Canada''s largest rivers. It''s a very important source because it carries a great deal of sediment into the river, where it sinks deep into the river bed. This makes the water sediment-free

The estimated price of bottled water

$2.64 in USD (1.5-liter)


Moncton tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 17% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 81% Very High
  • Water Quality 83% Very High

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