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Water is Safe to Drink in Jamaica

The environment conditions in Jamaica allows drinking potable water to be safe to drink and for food preparation. Although Jamaica is considered a Third World country, their tap water meets drinking water quality standards, and is suitable for drinking. “According to the World Health Organization’s 2017 report, safe drinking water is water that “does not represent any significant risk to health over a lifetime of consumption.” Water in Jamaica is readily available when needed, and due to the water sources in Jamaica coming from the many rivers, Jamaica water is free from contamination and safe to drink.  Hence Jamaica water is suitable for drinking.

Many homes in Jamaica have piped water on their premises, and those that don’t, gather their water at nearby rivers, or they can find tap water location in their areas, where they can fetch water daily from those sources.

Tourist, staying in hotels in Jamaica, never have to be concerned regarding drinking water in Jamaica or brushing their teeth. All hotels are equipped with proper drinking water for food processing, and making lots of exotic drinks, with ice. If you ever get a chance to tours a few of the rivers in Jamaica, take advantage of the tour, and have a drink, it will be safe and clean, especially if you travel to Blue Mountain, one of the highest peak in Jamaica.

However, if you are still in doubt, and want to drink bottled water, your driver can stop along the way from Montego Bay airport to your resort, and you can purchase water at a grocery store, or supermarket. The most widely used drinking water on the island, is WATA  which is purified and Lifespan which is spring water.

The cost of bottled water in Jamaica range from USD$1.00 to USD$2.00 per bottle. Therefore, don’t be concerned. Drinking tap water in Jamaica is very safe. Now, go ahead and book your hotel, and Montego bay airport transportation. Come to Jamaica for a fabulous vacation and drink lots of water and flush out the toxin in our bodies.






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