Is Allahabad Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update9:50 am, November 17, 2020

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$0.42 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Allahabad?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

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


The quality of tap water in Pakistan and India is a very controversial issue. It has led to conflicts between the two neighbors over the matter. Some people have blamed the Indian government for the poor quality of tap water, while others have blamed the Pakistani government for inadequate treatment and management of the environment. But no one seems to be able to agree on any of these issues.

There are many towns in both Pakistan and India, where the quality of the water is extremely poor. This is particularly the case in areas that are located in flood zones. Areas where there are massive floods can expect to suffer from serious water related issues as well. Pakistan''s capital city, Islamabad, is one such area. The sewage system in Islamabad has also been found to be very faulty, leading to contamination of the atmosphere with dangerous contaminants. This contamination has been blamed for causing respiratory problems, skin conditions, headaches, and other disea

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 61% High
  • Water Pollution 76% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 39% Low
  • Water Quality 24% 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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