Is Valencia Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update6:51 pm, March 9, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.73 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Valencia?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

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


There are many questions that can arise when the topic of tap water comes up. If you were to ask someone how much chlorine they use in their home, you will likely receive a range of responses. Most people will not be willing to disclose that information because chlorine can cause numerous diseases. However, there is no reason why one cannot drink tap water in Valencia Venezuela.

There are three main methods of purifying water in Venezuela. The first method, referred to as Reverse Osmosis, is the most commonly used in Venezuela and is used on most public water systems.

In this process, water is passed through a series of thin membranes, which in turn absorb different forms of impurities. The first step in this process removes chlorine, the next step removes lead and the last step reduce other contaminants.

These purification methods can be quite expensive, and many people have access only to this type of water, but a more affordable alter

What Do People In Venezuela Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Venezuela 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 82% Very High
  • Water Pollution 96% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 18% Very Low
  • Water Quality 4% Very Low


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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