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Can You Drink Tap Water in Al Hillah?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Al Hillah, Saudi Arabia.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Saudi Arabia 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 Al Hillah.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Saudi Arabia, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Every year, thousands of innocent civilians, children in particular, are killed by waterborne diseases from drinking unfiltered tap water. This tragic situation is compounded by the fact that some of these victims do not receive any health care because they simply pay no attention to the quality of the water they are offered or simply assume it is safe to drink. The consequences of this inaction result in a large number of unnecessary deaths every year and are a direct cause of much of the international tension between the US and Middle East. Al Hillah, Saudi Arabia is one area of the Middle East that has seen a rise in its cases of water-borne illnesses in recent years, due to an increase in the population in that area and a greater availability of fresh water.
The reasons for this increased prevalence of illnesses range from an increase in population to the prevalence of dirty plumbing to the fact that more people in the Middle East are resorting to camel milk a
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.66 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36% Low
- Water Pollution 48% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 64% High
- Water Quality 52% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Al Hillah, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.