Is Shiraz Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update9:53 am, November 17, 2020

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$0.38 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Shiraz?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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


What is the answer to the question can you drink tap water in Shiraz, Iran? This is one of the most popular queries I get from travelers to Iran. If you are planning a trip to this beautiful country, you should know how safe the water is and what is safe for consumption.

The answer to this question is that you cannot drink tap water in Iran. You should never drink from this source because there is always a chance that the water you are drinking is contaminated with heavy metals such as lead, arsenic and mercury. In addition, there is also a big chance that it may contain bacteria and viruses.

There are no government regulations in place to regulate the amount of contaminants in water that is stored in this country. All that the government can do is to offer guidelines on what you need to do if you want to drink clean water.

The water from the municipal supply is not safe to drink because of the contamination it carries. The municipality

What Do People In Iran Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Iran 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 40% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 60% High
  • 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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