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Is Elblag Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Elblag?

No, tap water is not 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 Elblag.

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


Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to Elblag, Poland. This beautiful city sits on the River Handra. It lies in southwestern Poland, bordered by the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria. I had traveled to Elblag as part of my country''s historic tour of Central Europe, which was part of my annual trip to observe and document the old, unique cultures that had inhabited this land since the tenth century. I was delighted when I discovered that not only did the region have a rich cultural heritage, but it also had one of the best systems of tap water safety and quality I had ever seen in my life.

The majority of my trip involved visiting the cities of Elblag, Cerkno and Wroclaw. My goal was to see the way in which these cities treat their water, and what role they play in preserving the quality of the local supply. In each of these cities, I found that the water I drank was thoroughly clean, although there were some areas that were contaminated with bacteria. Th

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.49 in USD (1.5-liter)


Elblag tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75% High
  • Water Pollution 75% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 25% Low
  • Water Quality 25% Low

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