Is Agra Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update9:50 am, November 17, 2020

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$0.44 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Agra?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

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


Agra, the capital of Uttar Pradesh is a tourist destination in India. There are many places to see and visit when one wants to visit the beautiful capital city of UP. Agra is the largest town in the state of Uttar Pradesh and is a major tourist destination. It is also the third most populated city in the country after Delhi and Lucknow.

People are becoming more conscious of their water quality in Agra. The city has a huge pollution problem due to the poor treatment of the water. The city is also known for the camel safari which takes place in the desert and it attracts tourists from all over the world. In fact, it is estimated that the number of tourists who visit Agra every year is higher than any other place in India.

Most of the city''s tap water is treated using chemicals and pesticides. The city''s drinking water is polluted with lead, arsenic and mercury. These chemicals can be harmful to your health and you should avoid consuming them at all co

What Do People In India Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of India 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 63% High
  • Water Pollution 70% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 37% Low
  • Water Quality 30% Low


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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