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Can You Drink Tap Water in Alexandroupoli?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Alexandroupoli, Greece.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Greece 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 Alexandroupoli.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Greece, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water in Alexandroupoli Greece has very high quality, however there is a major problem with the water supply. It is contaminated with heavy metals and bacteria. There are two main water sources in the city, namely the municipality water system and private water companies. The government guaranteed a clean supply but the municipality does not operate efficiently due to lack of required licenses.
Many years back, the water came from underground springs that contain large amount of sulfuric acid and lead. This contaminated water was distributed to houses and became a major health risk for the inhabitants of the area. It contaminated all tap water, even well water. The only way to overcome these problems was the installation of a water purification plant.
Water purifiers help to reduce the contamination by various different methods. They can remove various contaminants such as chlorine, volatile organic chemicals, microorganisms and lead. With the con
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
- Water Pollution 37% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
- Water Quality 63% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Alexandroupoli, 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.