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Is Taos Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Taos?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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 Taos.

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


The Taos National Park, located in the southwestern United States, is well known for its beautiful scenery. This area is located close to the border of Mexico and the US. It is also close to the national parks of Nevada and California, making it a popular place for hiking and camping.

If you''re interested in going to Taos, there are a few places that you should check out first. These include:

Pueblo of Teotihuacan is one of the best preserved sites in the area, where visitors can explore the ancient city through their tap water. They can enjoy the beautiful architecture and the fascinating history. This site also offers tours to other areas of Taos, including the ruins of Teo''s Palace.

A little bit of Taos history is provided by the Chichimeca, which is a large ruin found near the town. It was built around 100 BC to serve as the city''s administrative center. This was during the times of the Aztec Empire. There are artifacts found here

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.80 in USD (1.5-liter)


Taos tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21% Low
  • Water Pollution 41% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 80% Very High
  • Water Quality 59% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Taos, 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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