Is Beirut Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update10:06 am, November 17, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.79 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Beirut?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

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


Drinking contaminated water can be deadly. Not just that, it can also have a devastating effect on your health. If you are in Lebanon or if you are traveling to Beirut, you will need to make sure that you know how to choose safe water sources and how to purify the water that you drink.

Beirut has been hit with several terrorist attacks. Some of these attacks have killed innocent lives. Beirut is also one of the most populated cities in the world. The majority of people live in a large city, and therefore there is a great deal of pollutants in the air as well as in the water.

There are a number of different options to purify the water in the city. You can find bottled water in the stores, but the bottled water is not always clean water, because it is not always filtered.

Most of the residents in the city to drink from faucets in homes and apartments. Many people don''t like the smell that comes from the faucet when drinking, so they often

What Do People In Lebanon Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Lebanon 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 74% High
  • Water Pollution 81% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 26% Low
  • Water Quality 19% Very 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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