Is Machilipatnam Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update9:52 am, November 17, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Machilipatnam?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Machilipatnam. But the average water quality in India is 68%.

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


If you have the habit of drinking mineral water, better to continue the same habit. Though the tap water (municipal water) tastes good, as in the case of many places in India, outsiders may get infected easily. Mineral water is available every where and costs around Rs 15/- per litre bottle. All popular brands in India are available in shops.

What Do People In India Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of India 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 14% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 32% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 86% Very High
  • Water Quality 68% High


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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