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Can you drink the tap water in Kazakhstan?
The US Center for Disease Control's travel advisory recommends avoiding tap water and drinking bottled or disinfected water in Kazakhstan (source). 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 Kazakhstan think about the tap water?
In general, tap water is not safe to drink in Kazakhstan. Some locals do, or have filters attached to their taps, but it’s best to err on the side of caution and either boil the water or buy bottled water.
How do People In Kazakhstan Rate The Tap Water?
Travellers and residents of Kazakhstan 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 44% Moderate
- Water Pollution 55% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 56% Moderate
- Water Quality 45% 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.