Tap Water Safety in Liberia

Last UpdateApril 8, 2021 12:53 pm

How do People In Liberia Rate The Tap Water?

Travellers and residents of Liberia 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 75% High
  • Water Pollution 89% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 25% Low
  • Water Quality 11% Very Low

Can you drink the tap water in Liberia?

The US Center for Disease Control's travel advisory recommends avoiding tap water and drinking bottled or disinfected water in Liberia (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 Liberia think about the tap water?

The tap water in Liberia is not safe to drink. Buy bottled water and use it for everything including brushing your teeth.

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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