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Is Beirut Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Beirut?

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 Beirut.

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


Drinking contaminated water can be deadly. Not just that, it can also have a devastating effect on your health. If you are in Lebanon or if you are traveling to Beirut, you will need to make sure that you know how to choose safe water sources and how to purify the water that you drink.

Beirut has been hit with several terrorist attacks. Some of these attacks have killed innocent lives. Beirut is also one of the most populated cities in the world. The majority of people live in a large city, and therefore there is a great deal of pollutants in the air as well as in the water.

There are a number of different options to purify the water in the city. You can find bottled water in the stores, but the bottled water is not always clean water, because it is not always filtered.

Most of the residents in the city to drink from faucets in homes and apartments. Many people don''t like the smell that comes from the faucet when drinking, so they often

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.79 in USD (1.5-liter)


Beirut tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 74% High
  • Water Pollution 81% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 26% Low
  • Water Quality 19% Very Low

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