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Is Ambato 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 Ambato?

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 Ambato.

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


Tap Water Quality in Ambato Ecuador is great. Ambato is located in the Amazon basin near the country''s borders with Peru and Bolivia. The city is built on a delta and is surrounded by high cliffs. This makes for a very ideal location for a long boat ride across the mighty Amazon. Ambato is rich in natural beauty, and the water and natural landscape compliment each other in such a way as to create a "balanced" eco-system.

Tap Water Quality in Ambato Ecuador has been carefully regulated for over twenty years. Each and every tap water filter must be certified to international standards for water purity and filtration. These certified filters come with labels that let you know what you''re getting from your faucet. You can find this information on the individual filter''s website. Drinking tap water quality in Ambato helps reduce gastrointestinal infections, and promotes better hand hygiene. Tap water quality in Ambato also contributes to less diarrhea and vomiting.<

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Ambato tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
  • Water Pollution 42% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
  • Water Quality 58% Moderate

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