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Is Balashikha 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 Balashikha?

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 Balashikha.

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


The "Tap Water" Balashikha is a highly toxic substance that can be found in the towns and cities of Russia. The water that is being used is actually contaminated with many different chemicals, which include radioactive elements like Cs, Polonium, Strontium and even lead.

The Russian authorities are now trying to make more information available to people who are concerned about the contamination of their tap water. The government has set up a hotline to receive calls from people who want more information. They have also set up a website, where you can find information on how to get your tap water tested.

The "Tap Water" Balashikha is so dangerous that the officials have declared a state of emergency. The entire region surrounding Chelyabinsk, is now declared a "red zone". People cannot travel into this area, due to the danger of being exposed to the water.

There have been many reports of Russian scientists saying that the level of the radi

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.61 in USD (1.5-liter)


Balashikha tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 58% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 42% Moderate

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