Tap Water Safety in Croatia

Last UpdateApril 8, 2021 12:53 pm

How do People In Croatia Rate The Tap Water?

Travellers and residents of Croatia 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 13% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 87% Very High
  • Water Quality 75% High

Can you drink the tap water in Croatia?

The US Center for Disease Control’s travel advisory confirms the safety of the tap water in Croatia (source). However, it would be best if you take special precautions toward the unregulated water sources in some areas. Like all countries though, water accessibility, sanitation, and treatment vary widely from location to location, so we encourage looking for specific city information.

What do people in Croatia think about the tap water?

Tap water in Croatia is safe to drink.

Wikitravel

Tap water in Croatia is perfectly safe, and in some areas considered the best in the world. However, you can still choose from several brands of excellent bottled water (Jamnica being the most popular, and Jana, several times awarded as the world's best bottled water).

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.