Is Lviv Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.49 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Lviv Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 49% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 51% Moderate
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Lviv, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Can You Drink Tap Water in Lviv?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

According to WHO data, 94% of Ukraine cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.


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


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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