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Can You Drink Tap Water in Almeria?
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 Almeria.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Spain, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Spain has tap water that is just as clean and pure as it comes from the taps of other countries. However, there are problems that need to be addressed. Recently, the prevalence of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria has made Tap Water Quality much worse in many regions of Spain. As a result, many people, especially kids, have turned to bottled water and do not trust that it will ever be good enough for consumption. This is a shame, because bottled water comes at a very high price and also has to travel across the country which adds more expenses to the tap water cleaning process.
Tap Water Quality in Almeria has received a lot of attention lately due to the contamination of its reservoir. The reservoir is used to store rainwater and domestic water. However, a study conducted by the WWF found that many families in Almeria have tap-water contaminated with heavy metals such as lead and mercury. This includes cases where young children and mothers had consumed ta
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.61 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63% High
- Water Pollution 44% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 38% Low
- Water Quality 56% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Almeria, 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.