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Old 10th July 2012, 03:40 AM
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Hi,

Any idea about the tap water quality in Perth? Is it suitable for drinking or is it required to install a purifier or buy big cans of water for the dispenser?

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Hi,

Any idea about the tap water quality in Perth? Is it suitable for drinking or is it required to install a purifier or buy big cans of water for the dispenser?
Hi James,


It is drinkable and has a lot of minierals in it.
But my wife insists that we boil it though, but i've drank for the tap many times and it turned out fine.

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It is drinkable and has a lot of minierals in it.
But my wife insists that we boil it though, but i've drank for the tap many times and it turned out fine.
Thanks for sharing

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Can others also share their views on 0Perth's tap water quality versus bottled water?

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Tap water is safe to drink in Perth. However, some people are averse to the taste and therefore prefer to install filters, which supposedly filters out a lot of the minerals and improves the taste.

Personally, I prefer to drink bottled water, more out of habit than anything else.

Potable water in Australia are subject to strict quality control, so you have nothing to worry about.

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Hi James

In Perth tap water is perfectly safe to drink, it would not harm you.

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Hi James, I have been drinking Perth water from tap.. taste fine to me but my hubby hates it

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We're drinking tap water and find it alright in all respects....

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Thank you all for the info.

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I moved to Melbourne at the start of the year and it is perfectly safe to drink. Not had any problems with it. Not needed a purifier or having to boil it. Perfectly safe.

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