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Is Alberton 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 Alberton?

No, tap water is not 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 Alberton.

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


Most people are familiar with the name of the town of Alberton South Africa. This town, situated in the Northern Province of South Africa, is renowned for its rich mineral content. The local population is very happy to have the water supply coming from Alberton. Here are some interesting facts about Alberton.

The Town: The town of Alberton was originally named "Nakwana". The name was changed to "Alberton" around 1866. It is a small village located about a hundred meters away from the main Alberton Water Supply point.

The area: The town is situated on a peninsula that faces the Southern area of the Kalahari Desert. It is home to a variety of animals including elephants, buffalo and giraffe.

The Tap Water: The town has two main sources of water which it receives from: the Alberton Water Supply Point and the Danderyd Lake. The Alberton Water Supply Point receives its water from the Kalahari River. It is a well-known area of the world due to

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.5 in USD (1.5-liter)


Alberton tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 67% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 54% Moderate
  • Water Quality 33% Low

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