Is Asmara Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Asmara?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Asmara. But the average water quality in Eritrea is 75%.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Eritrea.

You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Asmara water quality.

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Drink a lot because Asmara will dry you out. Mineral water is there in abundance and that is really the only water you can drink. Don't drink the tapwater if you value your health. Similarly, there are also a lot of bottled fruit juices, 'Fresh' juices are typically safe to drink in the cleaner bars and restaurants.

Tap water by country

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  • Water Quality Rating:
  • < 20%
  • 20% - 39%
  • 40% - 59%
  • 60% - 79%
  • 80% - 100%

What Do People In Asmara Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Asmara have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data.

A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

DescriptionScoreRating
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility25%Low
Water Pollution25%Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility75%High
Water Quality75%High

Reminder:
Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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