Is Magdeburg Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update9:45 am, November 17, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Magdeburg?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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


It has been discovered that the tap water in Germany is actually contaminated with heavy metals such as lead, mercury and other toxic elements. You may not be aware of this, but your tap water contains radioactive elements from the Soviet Union. If you are serviced by a facility that does not purify its tap water, you are putting yourself at risk from radiation poisoning.

So what can you do to protect yourself? You should start by reading all of the information that is provided on the manufacturer''s information sheet for the product or water purifier that you own. If it does not list them, look it up on the Internet. When you find out what is in your tap water, you need to take specific steps to remove it.

The first step is a home test. Every household is entitled to one of these tests. This will allow you to determine what level of contamination you are dealing with. After you know this, you can look for options. There are many filters available on

What Do People In Germany Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Germany 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 6% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 6% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 94% Very High
  • Water Quality 94% Very 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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