Is Tehran Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Last Update9:53 am, November 17, 2020

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Tehran?

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 Tehran water quality.


"Can you drink tap water in TehranPokéIran? This is a question which has been on many peoples minds. The authorities in Tehran are well aware of the issues which have arisen as a result of this and they are trying hard to rectify it. We can expect that in the near future there will be a number of filtration plants set up across Iran in order to help people drink clean water.

Foreign news reports have indicated that they believe that the Iranian authorities are keen to make the water source clean and that this is what the international community will have to keep up with. Iran''s water and sanitation services will need to invest in new filtering equipment to be able to deal with the problems arising. One issue which has arisen is the contamination of drinking water. Many contaminants have been found in the water and many of them are unknown to the authorities or the public. People have been forced to drink contaminated water, which is believed to have had some

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 41% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 49% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Quality 51% 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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