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Is As Sulaymaniyah 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 As Sulaymaniyah?

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 As Sulaymaniyah.

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


Have you ever wondered what is in your tap water? Well, it''s probably not anything to be happy about. Tap Water is very poor quality throughout the world and can even cause major problems for health. The Islamic religion does not approve of tap water consumption because it is thought that it has furnished (bad) germs in it, so drinking it is considered a big sin.

There are many contaminants in tap water from around the world. In fact, in some parts of the world, drinking tap water can actually kill you! That''s right; in some parts of the world, drinking contaminated water can kill you! So, it''s important to learn about the many different types of water contaminants and how exactly they affect us.

The type of water we drink comes from a variety of places. The first thing you want to think about is where you get your water from. Believe it or not, many cities have a smog problem. This means that they have so much pollution in their water supply that

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.44 in USD (1.5-liter)


As Sulaymaniyah tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38% Low
  • Water Pollution 54% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 63% High
  • Water Quality 46% Moderate

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