Is Valencia Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:03 pm, April 9, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.73 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Valencia Tap Water

  • 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

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Valencia, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Can You Drink Tap Water in Valencia?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

According to WHO data, 96% of Venezuela cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

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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

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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