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Can You Drink Tap Water in Aligarh?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Aligarh, India.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in India 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 Aligarh.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for India, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
In the recent report on Indian drinking water quality by the Environmental Monitoring Service (EMOS) of the US Department of Health and Human Services, it was stated that there is no such thing as pure drinking water. The statement may have been made with reference to bottled water, but there are many types of water on offer from a variety of sources. So, does a person who drinks tap water in Aligarh Borough enjoy drinking water that is free of contaminants? It depends, and here''s why.
First, before we get into the "yes or no" of drinking tap water in Aligarh, we should examine exactly what contaminants it can contain. Most tap water is treated in some form, and usually chlorine is added for disinfection. However, in some cases, other chemicals are used, and this includes lead and other heavy metals that were once thought to be harmless.
In Aligarh, many water treatment facilities use chemicals to help reduce the amount of contaminants in the water.
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56% Moderate
- Water Pollution 73% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 44% Moderate
- Water Quality 28% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Aligarh, 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.