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Is Aden Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Aden?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Aden, Yemen.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Yemen is a out of 100.

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 Aden.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Yemen


The head of the Yemeni ministry of drinking water andiasis, Mr. Mohamoud Asadi has been detained along with nine others in a joint operation between the Yemeni coast guard and the Saudi navy. The officials say the arrests were made as part of an investigation into the port at Aden where the majority of the drugs began to be imported from. Authorities say the drugs belonged to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. It was not immediately clear if those arrested would be released or treated as suspected terrorists. A defense ministry spokesman said the officials took the suspects to a military prison outside the capital, Sanaa. The officials said the nine were being charged with smuggling illegal substances.

The coast guard found Tap Water Quality standards testing negative at all 14 ports of call in Yemen. It is not entirely common for local officials to test tap water for drugs during searches. The United Nations Children''s Fund says there have been no tests on tap w

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.6 in USD (1.5-liter)


Aden tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 70% High
  • Water Pollution 70% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 30% Low
  • Water Quality 30% Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Aden, 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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