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Is Dusseldorf 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 Dusseldorf?

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 Dusseldorf.

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


Over the last decade there has been increasing interest in the quality of tap water in Germany. Many people have become concerned that they and their families are not getting the safe, alkaline water that they are used to. It is also becoming clear that some ingredients used in tap water may in fact be more dangerous to our health than some other substances we know about now. The following report will discuss the recent studies that have been conducted around the world to determine the safety and quality of tap water.

In March of 2020 a study was performed in Dusseldorf, Germany. This particular city is one of the most popular destinations for tourists because it is close to Amsterdam. During this study scientists sampled the tap water of one of the main districts in Dusseldorf. This district was chosen because it was thought to have an increased risk of having high levels of lead in its tap water.

Surprisingly, despite the high-density urban populati

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.52 in USD (1.5-liter)


Dusseldorf tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 22% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 84% Very High
  • Water Quality 78% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Dusseldorf, 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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