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Is Amritsar Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Do not Drink :(

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Amritsar?

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 Amritsar.

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


Tap Water Amritsar is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Bihar. The city is located in the foothills of Great Himalayas in India. It is the biggest city of Bihar and the third largest city in India after Delhi and Mumbai. The reason for the popularity of the city and its tap water lies in its ancient history.

The city was called Varanasi or the beautiful hill station by the Hindus. The city was founded by the Buddhist monk Burmese Buddhist emperor Jigartha around 600 BC. Jigartha established his capital at the confluence of the rivers Ganga and Mahabaleshwar. The most important landmark in the city is the Stupas, which holds a storehouse of valuable information about the history of the place. The city is well connected with other cities of Bihar, India, through rail and roadways.

Tap Water in Amritsar is known to be one of the purest and safest water sources available on the face of the earth. There are various methods which purif

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.35 in USD (1.5-liter)


Amritsar tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 76% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 43% Moderate
  • Water Quality 24% Low

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