Tap Water Safety in Grenada

Can you drink the tap water in Grenada?

In general, no.

The US Center for Disease Control's travel advisory recommends avoiding tap water and drinking bottled or disinfected water in Grenada (source).

Like all countries though, water accessibility, sanitation, and treatment vary widely from location to location, so we encourage looking for specific city information.

What do people in Grenada think about the tap water?

Grenada’s tap water is chlorinated and theoretically safe to drink, but to avoid a dodgy tummy it’s best to stick to bottled water.

The most commonly searched cities in Grenada are:

For a full list of cities in Grenada, scroll to the bottom of this post or click here.

World Health Organization Grenada Water Summary

The World Health Organization estimates that 96 percent of Grenada have access to drinkable tap water.

In 2000, 79% of the population had access to drinkable, tap water on site, and 93% within an accessible distance, including both rural and urban areas.

World Health Organization's 2017 Grenada Water Data

The World Health Organization data on water quality and availability throughout Grenada includes the national average, averages for urban population centers, and averages for rural areas.

DataDescription
Safely ManagedA location that safe, drinkable water that is free of biological or chemical contaminants available on premise.
At Least BasicSafe drinkable water is available within 30 minutes from the location
LimitedIt would take more than 30 minutes from the location to access safe, drinkable water.
YearPopulation in 1000sSafely managedAt Least BasicLimited
National
200010279%93%1%
201710887%96%1%
Rural
200065---
201769---
Urban
200037---
201739---

What Do People In Grenada Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Grenada have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data.

A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

DescriptionScoreRating
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility28%Low
Water Pollution38%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility73%High
Water Quality60%Moderate

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