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Can You Drink Tap Water in Bansko?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Bansko, Bulgaria.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Bulgaria 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 Bansko.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Bulgaria, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Have you heard of the new law in Bulgaria that supposedly bans the use of tap water to make coffee or tea? Yes, it does. On October 1st, a new regulation is going into effect in that all Bulgarian municipalities are required to provide public access to pure and clean drinking water. This means that the citizens of Bulgaria no longer have to choose between clean water and unsafe tap water. If you have a chance to review this article now, you will be able to take advantage of this opportunity to have pure and safe tap water at home.
The reason why there is so much contamination in Bulgaria is because the drainage system does not connect each house with a private well. Instead, most of the water that flows from the mountains into the valleys is not treated before being distributed throughout the cities. As you can imagine, this can lead to different kinds of contamination. A lot of the contamination can come from farmers who spray their fields with fertilizers and oth
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.47 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30% Low
- Water Pollution 41% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 70% High
- Water Quality 59% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Bansko, 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.