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Is Asaba 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 Asaba?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Asaba, Nigeria.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Nigeria 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 Asaba.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Nigeria


What''s in your drinking water in Nigeria? That''s the question a lot of people in Lagos, Nigeria are asking. The answer: It''s contaminated. Lagos is one of the world''s busiest and dirtiest cities. The wastewater from industries like cement making, gold mining and oil rigs is usually laced with heavy metals, including cadmium, chromium, lead, vinyl chloride, mercury and tetraglycine. In rural areas, where most people depend on groundwater for their drinking water, even more pollutants to seep into the ground water, causing contamination that can be harmful to health.

So you may ask, what is tap water in Nigeria exactly? Tap water is considered unfit for human consumption unless it has been filtered. The government, using a variant of the phrase "safe to drink," defines tap water as any water that meets the minimum EPA standards set out by law. If it contains any contaminants, the levels are usually not at a level that would be health threatening.


The estimated price of bottled water

$0.58 in USD (1.5-liter)


Asaba tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 64% High
  • Water Pollution 79% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 36% Low
  • Water Quality 21% Low

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