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Is Bergamo 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 Bergamo?

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 Bergamo.

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


The town of Bergamo is one of the oldest cities in Tuscany, and the city of Bergamo, located in Tuscany''s northern region of Abruzzo, has been a long time favorite tourist destination for many years. The history of this town can be traced back to the 8th century, when it became an important trading port and a major source of goods for the local people.

The first traces of contamination of the water supply of the city can be traced back to the year 1513, when it was found that the inhabitants of the area were drinking very high amounts of wine in the same waters as the tap water. The wine in question was not only used to provide refreshment and medicinal properties to the citizens, but also to poison the water. The effects of the poisoning were quite obvious and were found to be fatal, leading to the introduction of new water sources for the city.

Today, there are no such traces of poisons or contaminants in the tap water. What has happened here, thou

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.33 in USD (1.5-liter)


Bergamo tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 21% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 86% Very High
  • Water Quality 79% High

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