Is Annaba Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update8:35 am, November 17, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.26 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Annaba?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Annaba. But the average water quality in Algeria is 68%.

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


Tap Water is a popular topic around the world. Contaminated drinking water causes alarm. Algiers has faced a lot of criticism for its poor quality of tap water in the past. What exactly can we do? The following article attempts to answer that question and more, covering what we know so far.

The government of Algeria is taking action to clean up its image. Since it is an Arab country with Arab traditions, drinking water has been a source of tension for ages. It was the French who first discovered the quality of water in Algeria. They began to extract it from the Atlas Mountains in 18 58. Reports at that time indicated that well water was free of impurities but by the end of the nineteenth century, reports of impurities in water had mounted.

The French government began work on new ways to improve the quality of Algeria''s water. Upkeep of the mines continued for several years but it was only in the twentieth century that major improvements were made. So

What Do People In Algeria Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Algeria 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 14% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 32% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 86% Very High
  • Water Quality 68% High


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.

Check tap water safety for other cities in Algeria

Check tap water safety for other countries in Africa

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: