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Is Keflavik 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 Keflavik?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Keflavik, Iceland.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Iceland is a out of 100.

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 Keflavik.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Iceland


If you have never heard of "Keflavik Iceland" before, I am sure you will after you have a trip to the area. That is, if you are going to purify water yourself in Iceland. You may think that there is no point because you live in North America. However, if you travel to Iceland and stay at a hotel in one of the charming old villages, you will be shocked to find out just how bad the tap water quality can be in some areas. When you compare the prices with the quality of water, it is easy to see why many people are choosing to purify their own water instead of relying on tourism to provide it.

Keflavik is a small town in the middle of Reykjavik, Iceland. It is very picturesque with a view of the crystal blue waters of the Atlantic. When you first step off the plane, you will find that there are many beautiful shops to look through and wonderful restaurants to try. You will feel right at home among the nature and culture of this lovely town. If you want to purify your o

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.56 in USD (1.5-liter)


Keflavik tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 4% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 9% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 96% Very High
  • Water Quality 91% Very High

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