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Is Barreiro 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 Barreiro?

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 Barreiro.

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


Tap Water is treated in Barreiro Portugal before it is bottled for sale. This treatment removes any organic contamination such as pesticides or fertilizers. It also kills any excess bacteria, viruses, heavy metals that may have found their way into your tap water. After the treatment, tap water that has passed through Barreiro goes through further purification to remove any remaining organic contamination and leave behind only pure clean water.

There are two main ways in which Tap Water is made clean before it comes into your homes: distillation and reverse osmosis. Tap Water is heated to between two hundred and eight hundred degrees Celsius, depending on whether you live in a hot or cold country. Distillation is when the water is evaporated using electricity. The steam is then condensed and sent back into the kitchen, where it is used to heat other things, such as cooking. Reverse osmosis works by pushing the water through a semi-permeable membrane, forcing out a

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.69 in USD (1.5-liter)


Barreiro tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20% Low
  • Water Pollution 30% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 100% Very High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Barreiro, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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