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Is Belgaum 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 Belgaum?

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 Belgaum.

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


Tap Water is an essential part of life. It''s used for cooking, brewing coffee, and for bathing. However, in some parts of India, this precious water resource is considered a curse. Dealing with contaminated water is a huge challenge for many people. Water contamination can take place due to runoff from neglected farms, industrial dumping of toxic materials, or even falling garbage.

These kinds of situations pose threats not only to the health of people, but also to the environment. Because of this, the government has been forced to install effective purification measures. These purification measures have helped a lot in improving the quality of the drinking water.

The quality of drinking water in India is largely dependent on the rivers that feed the country. Every year, these rivers are tested again to monitor their safety. If you want to drink pure and safe tap water, you must choose a filtration system that works well in your area. With these filt


Gokak Falls: Gokak Falls is a waterfall known for its beauty. It is at a distance of 60 Kms from Belgaum and 10kms from Gokak town. Located right on the main road is a celebrated tourist centre in the district. This falls has a height of about 170 feet. The river Ghataprapha after winding a course of a long route takes a leap of 52 meters, over a rocky bed 170 feet down. The falls is famous for its spread and shape. The rugged valley and the picturesque is what inspires poetry. The dull roar of the falls can be heard much before you reach it. "Except in width and colour of the water, the general features of the fall, its height, shape and rapidity above are much like those of Niagara". The falls are horse-shoe shaped at the crest, with a flood breadth of 177 metres. June to September is the best season to visit Gokak as it bees in full bloom. Electricity was generated here for the first time in the country in 1887. This generating station can be reached on the rope way.

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.33 in USD (1.5-liter)


Belgaum tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 74% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Quality 26% Low

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