Is Luanda Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update5:36 pm, May 8, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Luanda?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Angola. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Luanda water quality.


The majority of restaurants are on The Marginal or on Ilha de Luanda, but you can find other very good restaurants all along town. Be careful; when eating out, do not drink tap water, ask for mineral water instead.

What Do People In Angola Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Angola 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.


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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