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Can You Drink Tap Water in Benidorm?
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 Benidorm.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Spain, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water in Spain is regarded as of the highest quality in Europe and this is because it is supplied from the towns of Benidorm, Castilla la Mancha and Pamplona. The lakes that are around these cities have been subject to intensive treatment to purify the water. This water then goes through many important purification steps such as filtration, ion exchange, and sub-micron filtration before reaching its destination. During this process the water is purified to make it fit for human consumption. Some purification steps that are usually carried out in these lakes include the use of UV light to kill any algae that might be growing in the water as well as carbon filtration to eliminate any excesses of sodium.
Water that has undergone the reverse osmosis water purification process is first treated with ultra-violet light which is supposed to break down any naturally occurring material that could be found in the water. The resulting water is then passed through a carbon
The estimated price of bottled water
$1.18 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63% High
- Water Pollution 63% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 38% Low
- Water Quality 38% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Benidorm, 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.