Tap Water Safety in Israel

Last Update9:26 pm, May 8, 2020

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Can you drink the tap water in Israel?

The US Center for Disease Control’s travel advisory confirms the safety of the tap water in Israel (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.

Wikitravel

Tap water is potable and perfectly safe for drinking all throughout Israel, big cities and rural parts alike.

How do People In Israel Rate The Tap Water?

Travellers and residents of Israel 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 30% Low
  • Water Pollution 38% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 70% High
  • Water Quality 62% High

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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