Is Konya Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update11:32 pm, November 17, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.27 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Konya?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Turkey. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Konya water quality.


Do you know that drinking Tap Water Konya in Turkey is not only unsafe for your health but also carries some harmful bacteria? The water comes from a dam near the village of Konya, once you take a shower or a bath in this water, you are risking getting sick or possibly die. This village is very close to the sea and is in the province of Lycia. I have lived in Konya my entire life and always took the risk of going out when the water was not as clean as it should be.

In order to enjoy clean and safe Tap Water in Turkey, you need to install a good filtration system at home. There are many systems available on the market and you can easily find one that will suit your needs. But it is advisable to do a little research before buying one so that you get one that fits your needs just fine. The most common filtration systems that you can easily find on the market include kitchen sink filters, countertop filters, faucet filters, under-the-sink filters and whole house water

What Do People In Turkey Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Turkey have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data. A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

Tap water ratings

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


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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