Is Bizerte Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update11:32 pm, November 17, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.24 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Bizerte?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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

Tap Water Bizerte Tunisia has come under fire in some quarters because of the high quality of water. This is due to a lack of treatment and filtration methods as well as the presence of the large Ghanian Arab population, which has historically had higher levels of waterborne disease than other parts of the world. The World Health Organization states that Tap Water Bizerte Tunisia is "The worst water quality recorded in the entire region". It should also be noted that this low quality tap water is heavily laden with various bacteria, viruses, cysts and heavy metals.

In Ghanian areas of the Middle East Tap Water Bizerte Tunisia has been used since the 1950s. It was the first instance of filtration and treatment of the local water supply. However, in more recent times it has fallen foul of both government and private sources of tap water. There is now a movement to clean up what remains from the public tap water supplies in Ghanian areas.

Some argue that

What Do People In Tunisia Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Tunisia 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 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 44% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 56% Moderate


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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