Is Stockholm Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update11:26 pm, November 17, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.75 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Stockholm?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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

What do people in Stockholm think about the tap water?

Stockholm enjoys some of the cleanest tap water in the world.

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The tap water in Stockholm is of very high quality. There is no reason for buying bottled water, which often is of lower quality than, or actually is, tap water. It is also completely accepted to ask for tap water in restaurants. Many places have a tap and glasses for self-service.

What Do People In Sweden Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Sweden 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 7% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 14% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 93% Very High
  • Water Quality 86% Very High

Reminder

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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