Is Kahramanmaras Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.27 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Kahramanmaras 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 Kahramanmaras, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Can You Drink Tap Water in Kahramanmaras?

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.

The region of Kahramanmaras in northern Turkey has one of the highest quality of tap water in the world. It has a pleasantly distinctive flavor with a slightly salty taste. It is noted to have an unusually good taste, unlike other bottled waters from the same region that you can get from most bottle stores. The reason for this is that the treatment that the municipality does to make the water safe for human consumption includes filtration and ionization. These processes do not leave any trace of chlorine or fluoridation in the water. It is the best quality available in Turkey for drinking water.

This is the region of Turkey, where you will find only natural minerals in the water. There are no chemicals or additives that add any additional impurities to the water. The whole region is very pure because it does not depend on any kind of regional pollution or treatment facility. The only thing that needs treatment here is the weather - warm and dry summers and cold and


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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