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Tap Water Safety in Réunion

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: April 8, 2021 12:53 pm
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How do People In Réunion Rate The Tap Water?

Travellers and residents of Réunion 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.

Can you drink the tap water in Réunion?

The US Center for Disease Control’s travel advisory confirms the safety of the tap water in Réunion (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 usually safe for consumption. Public sources of water are unsafe if labeled with "Eau non potable" (Water not drinkable).

USER SUBMITTED RATINGS

tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 75% High

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

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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