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Is Queens Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 1:05 pm, April 26, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Queens?

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 Queens.

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

What do Queen Canada geese have in common with tap water? Some of them. Here”s a closer look at how they can affect your health.

The water they drink is not safe. They are carrying heavy metals, herbicides, and pesticides in their bodies. And, they will continue to carry these things even if they are put under great stress.

You need to protect your tap water, too. The water we drink should not contain harmful chemicals. In fact, it should be purified, cleaned and treated to make it free of pollutants and other contaminants.

Geese are very intelligent creatures. If you get them in your garden, they will learn to swim right away. They do this as a way to survive, because they can”t really fly. So, you need to make sure that your water is clean before they come.

If you don”t want to use the tap water directly from the geese, you can use a pitcher filled with tap water. If you choose to do this, you need to make sure the pitch

The estimated price of bottled water

$2 in USD (1.5-liter)


Queens tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 60% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 54% Moderate
  • Water Quality 40% Moderate

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