Tap Water Safety in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Can you drink the tap water in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

In general, no.

The US Center for Disease Control's travel advisory recommends avoiding tap water and drinking bottled or disinfected water in Saint Kitts and Nevis (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 Saint Kitts and Nevis think about the tap water?

Many people drink tap water without incident but the US-based Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends bottled water, which is cheap and widely available.

The most commonly searched cities in Saint Kitts and Nevis are:

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World Health Organization Saint Kitts and Nevis Water Summary

The World Health Organization has unspecified data of information in Saint Kitts and Nevis. You can review below how locals and tourists rated the drinking water in the country. Also, you may ask people from the area with regards to their advice of drinking water, or if skeptical stick with bottled water to ensure safety.

World Health Organization's 2017 Saint Kitts and Nevis Water Data

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

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

What Do People In Saint Kitts and Nevis Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Saint Kitts and Nevis 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.

Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility0%Low
Water Pollution0%Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility0%Low
Water Quality0%Low

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