Is Asuncion Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?No
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$0.56

Can You Drink Tap Water in Asuncion?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

According to WHO data, 99% of Paraguay cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

What do people in Asuncion think about the tap water?

Paraguay is a country blessed with freshwater. You can drink the water in Asunción, though if you are sensitive to minor dietary changes you may prefer to avoid it. Bottled water is cheap.

Tap water by country

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

What Do People In Asuncion Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Asuncion 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 Inaccessibility43%Moderate
Water Pollution63%High
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility57%Moderate
Water Quality38%Low

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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