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Can You Drink Tap Water in Ahvaz?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Ahvaz, Iran.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Iran is a out of 100.
Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Ahvaz.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Iran, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water in Ahvaz, Iran was recently found to have a number of contaminants. There are over two hundred water contaminants in tap water according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Of those, nearly half are considered "known" human carcinogens. The remaining half were previously not identified. The contaminants included asbestine, atrazine, lindane, atrazine, benzene, methylethylamine, tetrachloroethane (TCE), atrazine and indenoic acid. Most were not found in supply sources other than water.
A number of environmental health organizations have been concerned about the levels of Atrazine and TCE that are found in drinking water in the United States. It has been found that both can cause hormonal or nutritional changes in humans. Researchers have also found that cancer rates in the general population are increasing in tandem with the increase in contaminants in the water.
Tap Water in Ahvaz, Iran was found to contain a number of VOCs. Volatile orga
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44% Moderate
- Water Pollution 51% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 56% Moderate
- Water Quality 49% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Ahvaz, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.