Is Galle Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Galle?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Galle. But the average water quality in Sri Lanka is 41%.

According to WHO data, 89% of Sri Lanka cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

Tap water by country

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

What Do People In Galle Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Galle 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 Inaccessibility36%Low
Water Pollution59%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility64%High
Water Quality41%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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