Tap Water Safety in Togo

Last UpdateApril 8, 2021 12:53 pm

How do People In Togo Rate The Tap Water?

Travellers and residents of Togo 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 81% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 25% Low
  • Water Quality 19% Very Low

Can you drink the tap water in Togo?

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

The tap water in Togo is not safe to drink. Bottled water is available in most areas, but to be on the safe side, it’s a good idea to bring purification tablets as a backup.

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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