Is Lviv Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update11:33 pm, November 17, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.49 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Lviv?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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


Recently I found out that my town of Lviv, Ukraine has one of the highest quality tap water in Europe. I did some research to see if I could find out why, and I was shocked at the results. My whole life here in Lviv was built around this natural spring of the same name, which is also called "Lets''kavy". I can remember my father always saying that whenever you see a frog in a pond, that meant the quality of the water was very good. That was over twenty years ago now, and I have never been more disappointed in my life!

When it comes to tap water in Lviv, there is absolutely no way that any amount of fluoride or substances will harm you. There is also absolutely no chlorination in the city''s water. You see, the whole point of having this type of treatment facilities is to kill bacteria and other harmful microbes that can harm people. These are all the reasons that the World Health Organization and the Environmental Protection Agency recommend against the use of chl

What Do People In Ukraine Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Ukraine 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 49% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 51% 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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