Is Kosovo (Disputed Territory) Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update1:53 pm, September 29, 2020

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Can you drink the tap water in Kosovo?

The US Center for Disease Control's travel advisory recommends avoiding tap water and drinking bottled or disinfected water in Kosovo (source). Like all countries though, water accessibility, sanitation, and treatment vary widely from location to location, so we encourage looking for specific city information.

What do people in Kosovo think about the tap water?

Tap water is safe to drink in Kosovo.

How do People In Kosovo (Disputed Territory) Rate The Tap Water?

Travellers and residents of Kosovo (Disputed Territory) 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.

Tap water ratings

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21% Low
  • Water Pollution 32% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 79% High
  • Water Quality 68% High

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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