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Is Alicante 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 Alicante?

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 Alicante.

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


Tap Water, as well as bottled water in some areas are becoming a cause of concern for many people. Recently there have been reports of cancer and other illnesses being caused by poor water quality. The following article looks closely at both sources of contaminated water in Alicante Spain. The people of this small town in the Santa Cruz de Tenerife area know that their water supplies cannot be trusted simply because it is all treated by reverse osmosis. They have taken great precautions to avoid contamination, but it is still an open question if the treatment is doing its job.

Tap Water From Drinking Pipes at Home While there are a number of things you can do to filter the water before drinking, you cannot leave everything to the tap. You will need to take additional steps to ensure that your drinking water is clean and contaminant free. This may include running your water through a filtration system or making sure that the water faucets that you use are of good q

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.55 in USD (1.5-liter)


Alicante tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 36% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 55% Moderate
  • Water Quality 64% High

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