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Can You Drink Tap Water in Atyrau?
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 Atyrau.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Kazakhstan, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water Atyrau Kazakhstan can be considered to be as safe as bottled water. The government has set up pollution monitoring centers all over the country. When it comes to drinking water, they require that companies provide the population with the minimum acceptable standards of quality. These standards are published in the Federal Law No. 7 Kazakhstan on Protection of Drinking Water and Environmental Health.
A recent report by the UNODA (OECD) states that Tap Water Safety is one of the main challenges facing the world today. The organization defines Water Quality as the standard of protection against environmental threats. The organization adds that the quality of drinking water can have adverse effects on human health and also on the environment. Some other examples of water quality concerns include the presence of parasites and cysts, excess amounts of toxic chemicals, bacteria, and carcinogens. The quality of tap water should not affect the health of humans and
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.47 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46% Moderate
- Water Pollution 61% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 54% Moderate
- Water Quality 39% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Atyrau, 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.