Is Edirne Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.34 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Edirne Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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

Can You Drink Tap Water in Edirne?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

According to WHO data, 99% of Turkey cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

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It has come to my attention that some cities in the United States have turned off tap water in their residences, because of the "presence" of bacteria and other harmful chemicals in the treated water. These cities have implemented a plan called the "Neighborhood Drinking Water Protection Measure." This is essentially a ban on the use of plastic bottles, and other products that could potentially be used to contaminate our water supplies. In a nutshell, it''s about the "safeness" of the water we drink, in the homes that consume it.

Although this sounds like a good idea, the reality is much different. The bottled water industry will not be banned, and many of these companies are very big indeed. They will simply be required to test their waters for any chemicals, before bottling. This means that there are "chemical islands" throughout the country, where these chemicals are being stored.

There are also the so-called private companies that supply bottled w

Reminder

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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