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Is Banja Luka 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 Banja Luka?

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 Banja Luka.

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


Bosnian and Italian village of Banja Luka, situated on the Adriatic seaboard in the Mediterranean Sea, have for centuries been a favorite tourist destination for Europeans and Asians alike. Its picturesque landscape is dominated by pine forests and spectacular mountains rising up steeply from the rocky coasts. There are also abundant harbors and coves which serve as excellent entry points for those who wish to cruise around on their boats. The Adriatic seaboard boasts of a number of picturesque and secluded lakes that are perfect places for fishing and boating.

Located on the southern part of Banja Luka, Lake Bled on the northern side features several small coves and harbors sheltering dozens of fishing vessels. These marinas provide the ideal location for boating and other water-based activities. However, Lake Bled is also famous for harboring viruses and bacteria due to its large population of bats. It is therefore best to steer clear of these lakes after taking

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.52 in USD (1.5-liter)


Banja Luka tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36% Low
  • Water Pollution 54% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 64% High
  • Water Quality 46% Moderate

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