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Is Arnhem 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 Arnhem?

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 Arnhem.

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


Recently, I took part in a workshop that addressed the importance of safe tap drinking water in Arnhem, Netherlands. The topic was first raised at a town hall during a town hall meeting that all the residents had to be aware of. There were quite a few people that brought up the subject when they realized that the only contaminant in the drinking water in Arnhem was VOCs. VOCs are volatile organic compounds.

It is really surprising that there are so many VOCs in drinking water in the United States. They are used in everything from paints and fuel to cleaning solvents. You may have heard of them as benzene and bisulphur. There has also been some research that indicates that they may be linked to cancer.

Now, let me ask you this question. Can you imagine how shocked would be me if I discovered there was an epidemic of cancer in my home state? I would find out and then do something about it, right? That is exactly what is going on here. I am worried about

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.79 in USD (1.5-liter)


Arnhem tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 16% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 84% Very High

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