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Is Owerri Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Owerri?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Owerri, Nigeria.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Nigeria 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 Owerri.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Nigeria, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.

Click here to check out the water quality for Nigeria

This question comes up from time to time and one that I often ask my friends. Is it safe to drink tap water in Owerriゴン Nigeria? This is especially true given the alarming reports from the BBC about the quality of many rivers and streams in Owerriゴン. One would have to be pretty naive not to ask such questions, particularly given the recent reports.

The answer, of course, is yes, you can drink tap water in Owerriゴン Nigeria. The only thing you have to be cautious about is not allowing anyone to drink contaminated water because of the dangers of introducing other chemicals into the system, as well as the risk of spreading infectious diseases.

However, the best way to ensure that you are safe drinking tap water in Owerriゴン Nigeria is to ensure that you purchase a quality filtration system. You will also need to get a good filtration system installed by an expert to ensure that the water is clean enough to drink.


Owerri tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 64% High
  • Water Pollution 79% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 36% Low
  • Water Quality 21% Low

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

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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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