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Can You Drink Tap Water in Ben Arous?
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 Ben Arous.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Tunisia, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The tap water of Tunisia is not as pure as it should be. Many people in the region suffer from waterborne diseases such as dysentery and diarrhea. Some of these waterborne diseases can be life threatening. Below are a few reasons why you should not take tap water for granted.
Tap Water Safety First, you have to think of the environment when you think about drinking water safety. Tap water from most countries has traces of chlorine, which is carcinogenic. The long-term consumption of such level of chlorine can cause cancer. This is the main reason why health experts advise not to drink this water. However, Tunisia does not provide public water services.
Tap Water Quality It is not surprising that the water coming from the tap may not be very clean. The local environment in the country is poor and there is no filtration system in place. As a result, there are many types of waterborne diseases that people may get from drinking this contaminated water. The
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.24 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15% Very Low
- Water Pollution 30% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 85% Very High
- Water Quality 70% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Ben Arous, 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.