Is Mwanza Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?Yes
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$0.48

Can You Drink Tap Water in Mwanza?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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

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

Wikitravel

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Tap water by country

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

What Do People In Mwanza Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Mwanza 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 Inaccessibility50%Moderate
Water Pollution44%Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility50%Moderate
Water Quality56%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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