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Is Aalen Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Aalen?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Aalen.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Germany, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.


What is the quality of our drinking water in Altena, Germany? Last week, I took a ride to the local supermarket and asked the clerk for water. He was quite taken aback when I informed him that the municipality in Altena supplies this particular supermarket with tap water. Then he explained to me that the water in the municipality''s water pipes is tested for contamination several times each year. It is not unusual for the level of contaminants to fluctuate from time to time.

This store manager also told me that Altena is a town of twenty-two kilometers from main airport Dusseldorf and is home to about five million people. I asked him if he thought the water coming out of my tap would be healthy or not. His answer was quite alarming. "The water coming out of your tap water is probably more dangerous than the water you are drinking right now. There have been many cases when people have fallen ill, not because of drinking the contaminated water, but because of the co

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.39 in USD (1.5-liter)


Aalen tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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

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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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