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Is Coimbra Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Coimbra?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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 Coimbra.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Portugal, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.

The tap water in the area of Coimbra Portugal is very pure. It is a matter of personal preference but most people prefer to drink this fresh and pure form of water, which is why the area is a popular choice among tourists.

It is not hard to find the best tap water in Coimbra Portugal as there are many sources that can supply the city with clean, clear fresh water. The most important source of water for the city is the Castillo de Montalcino which is a natural spring which supplies about 50 litres per person per day. Most tap water from the surrounding area does not even reach this level of purity, so if you really want clean drinking water you should try and get it from the Castillo.

Another option that you have for drinking tap water in Coimbra Portugal is the reservoir which is situated near the area of Costa de Almeria. This reservoir has its own pump which is used to move the water from the reservoir to the homes of the local people. It also has a

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.6 in USD (1.5-liter)


Coimbra tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30% Low
  • Water Pollution 44% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 70% High
  • Water Quality 56% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Coimbra, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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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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