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Can You Drink Tap Water in Liberia?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Liberia, Costa Rica.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Costa Rica 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 Liberia.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Costa Rica, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water Hazard in Liberia is a major concern for residents. Reports indicate that the water from wells, fountains and other sources has high levels of virus and bacteria. It is important to remember that safe and healthy water is paramount for survival. There is no doubt that the water from wells, fountains, rivers and other such sources cannot be considered 100% safe.
What makes it unsafe? As with all infectious disease, the incubation period is typically two to nine days. With possible human exposure occurring daily, this can be a very serious matter. The reality is that we do not know whether the water is safe for long-term consumption and continuous existence.
What are the alternatives? There are safe ways to purify the water. There are bottled water companies that sell purified water. There are others who use solar heaters to boil the water and then filter and purify it. The possibilities are endless, so let''s simplify.
The estimated price of bottled water
$1.75 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19% Very Low
- Water Pollution 46% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 81% Very High
- Water Quality 54% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Liberia, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.