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Is Antananarivo Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Antananarivo?

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 Antananarivo.

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


Tap Water Antananarivo Madagascar, where most of the bottled water production takes place is a world famous location for bottling water. It has some of the best tap water quality in the world and its sparkling clear water has won the hearts of millions around the world. Antananarivo is situated on the eastern coast of Madagascar. It has a long history of trading and has gained a reputation as being a center for good quality and pure water.

Tap Water Quality standards are high in Antananarivo, because this is where most of the tourists come to drink. However, the quality of tap water from Antananarivo tends to vary from day to day. Tap water in Antananarivo is often contaminated with anthropogenic (human) contaminants, including pathogens that can cause serious health problems. Tap water in Antananarivo that has been supplied by private companies can be contaminated with VOCs, volatile organic compounds, heavy metals and other noxious gasses. The presence of such c

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.6 in USD (1.5-liter)


Antananarivo tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 77% High
  • Water Pollution 83% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 23% Low
  • Water Quality 17% Very Low

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