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Montreal Has The 50th Most Expensive Water Prices In The World

Out of 120 cities around the globe.
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Montreal Has The 50th Most Expensive Water Prices In The World

According to a study by the website Holidu, Montreal has the 50th most expensive water prices in the world out of 120 cities that were evaluated. 

The study looked at the difference in price between tap water and bottled water as well as the variations in water scarcity in each region. Compared to other Canadian cities, Vancouver has the most expensive overall water prices and Toronto has the least expensive overall prices.

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The study found that Montreal has an abundance of water, with "water stress" under 10%. The median monthly cost of tap water is €0.99 Euros (~$1.46 CAD). 

For affordable bottled water, the study found that the median price in Montreal was €0.38 Euros (~$0.55 CAD). Branded water from Evian and Nestle was slightly more expensive in Montreal, at €1.27 Euros (~$1.86 CAD) and €1.11 Euros (~$1.63 CAD) respectively. 

In Toronto, for example, the monthly cost of tap water is much higher than Montreal at €3.78 Euros (~$5.56 CAD) but the median price of brand-name bottled water is much lower, at €0.93 Euros (~$1.36 CAD) for Evian. 

This article's cover photo was used for illustrative purposes only.

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