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Can You Drink Tap Water in Annaba?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Annaba, Algeria.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Algeria 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 Annaba.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Algeria, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water is a popular topic around the world. Contaminated drinking water causes alarm. Algiers has faced a lot of criticism for its poor quality of tap water in the past. What exactly can we do? The following article attempts to answer that question and more, covering what we know so far.
The government of Algeria is taking action to clean up its image. Since it is an Arab country with Arab traditions, drinking water has been a source of tension for ages. It was the French who first discovered the quality of water in Algeria. They began to extract it from the Atlas Mountains in 18 58. Reports at that time indicated that well water was free of impurities but by the end of the nineteenth century, reports of impurities in water had mounted.
The French government began work on new ways to improve the quality of Algeria''s water. Upkeep of the mines continued for several years but it was only in the twentieth century that major improvements were made. So
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.26 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44% Moderate
- Water Pollution 54% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 56% Moderate
- Water Quality 46% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Annaba, 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.