Is Damascus Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?Yes
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$0.46

Can You Drink Tap Water in Damascus?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

According to WHO data, 97% of Syria cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

World Health Organization with Safely Managed Drinking Water Services Map

Safely Managed Drinking Water Services Map

How Do People In Damascus Rate The Water?

Travelers and residents of Damascus 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 Inaccessibility47%Moderate
Water Pollution47%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility53%Moderate
Water Quality53%Moderate

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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