Is Tampere Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?Yes
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$1.9

Can You Drink Tap Water in Tampere?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

According to WHO data, 99% of Finland cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.


Quality-wise there are no really avoidable restaurants in the city either; some kebab joints can be a little bit disappointing, but at least the Finnish hygiene laws make sure that there's nothing wrong with the food per se. Tap water is safe to drink anywhere in Tampere (and in Finland).

Tap water by country

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

What Do People In Tampere Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Tampere 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 Inaccessibility4%Very Low
Water Pollution11%Very Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility96%Very High
Water Quality89%Very High

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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