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Irradiated water

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For the various forms of water that appear in the Fallout series of games, see water.
Irradiated water
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+2 Hit Points per second for 5s or
+1 Hit Points per second for 10s (jsawyer.esp)
+16 Radiation
-50 Dehydration(see bugs)
-57 with Camel of the Mojave
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Irradiated water is a consumable item in Fallout: New Vegas.


Like dirty water but with a bit more sting to it. It adds 10 more rads than dirty water, bringing the total up to 16.

Effects of Survival skill

10+2 Hit Point, -60 Dehydration60+4 Hit Point, -110 Dehydration
20+2 Hit Point, -70 Dehydration70+4 Hit Point, -120 Dehydration
30+3 Hit Point, -80 Dehydration80+5 Hit Point, -130 Dehydration
40+3 Hit Point, -90 Dehydration90+5 Hit Point, -140 Dehydration
50+4 Hit Point, -100 Dehydration100+6 Hit Point, -150 Dehydration
Note: radiation levels are not affected by the Survival skill level.



  • One can be found on the dead body of Doctor Rotson at Mesquite Mountains Crater, inside the shack called Hell's Motel.
  • Three can be found in Horowitz Farmstead inside the building where the Vipers gang members are camping out. There are 3 in total, found on an empty crate at the back of the building on the ground floor, along with various other items.
  • Several can be found inside Camp Searchlights fire station, in the room with other irradiated food and drinks.


  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png PCIcon pc.png Irradiated water will display and apply a reduction to the player's dehydration level while hardcore mode is not enabled.