|Safe to drink?||N/A||The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)||N/A|
Can You Drink Tap Water in Quetzaltenango?
Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Quetzaltenango. But the average water quality in Guatemala is 35%.
According to WHO data, 94% of Guatemala cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.
Don't drink the tap water. Some hostels will have a water filter, which many drink from, and it seems to be safe. Otherwise, drink purified water (agua pura).
Tap water by country
- Water Quality Rating:
- < 20%
- 20% - 39%
- 40% - 59%
- 60% - 79%
- 80% - 100%
How Do People In Quetzaltenango Rate The Water?
Travelers and residents of Quetzaltenango 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.
|Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility||57%||Moderate|
|Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility||43%||Moderate|
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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