For the various forms of water that appear in the Fallout series, see Water.


Irradiated water is a consumable item in Fallout: New Vegas.


Basically dirty water, but a more potent rad content. It adds 10 more rads than dirty water, bringing the total up to 16 rads.

Survival skill effect

SkillEffectHardcore effect
10+2 Hit Point for 5s-60 Dehydration 
20+2 Hit Point for 5s-70 Dehydration 
30+3 Hit Point for 5s-80 Dehydration 
40+3 Hit Point for 5s-90 Dehydration 
50+4 Hit Point for 5s-100 Dehydration 
60+4 Hit Point for 5s-110 Dehydration 
70+4 Hit Point for 5s-120 Dehydration 
80+5 Hit Point for 5s-130 Dehydration 
90+5 Hit Point for 5s-140 Dehydration 
100+6 Hit Point for 5s-150 Dehydration 
Note: Radiation is not affected by Survival skill level.




  • This item is quite rare, there are at maximum only 15 irradiated waters to be found in the Mojave Wasteland.
  • Irradiated water healing stacks with the other water types, drinking one bottle each of purified, dirty and irradiated water will heal three times as fast.


Icon pc.png Icon ps3.png Icon xbox360.png Irradiated water will display and apply a reduction to the player character's Dehydration level while Hardcore mode is not enabled. [verified]

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