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Is Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Bethlehem, South Africa.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in South Africa is a out of 100.

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 Bethlehem.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for South Africa

When I first learnt of the poor quality and unclean tap water in Bethlehem, I was shocked. I had driven through this area many times previously and had observed nothing but pristine cleanliness on the roads. I was therefore surprised when I learnt that the same could not be said for the water available from my tap! This is a major issue which is affecting many families in Bethlehem and other municipalities around the world at the moment.

Water stations have been built throughout the city to provide clean, purified water to residents. However, many people still prefer to buy bottled water instead of using public water services. Some are even concerned about the quality of the tap water. In response to this, the Bethlehem municipality has taken a bold step. It is providing free bottled water to every resident as part of an ongoing campaign called "Waste not, Want not Water".

The project is being supported by both the municipal government and the Water an


Bethlehem tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35% Low
  • Water Pollution 59% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 65% High
  • Water Quality 41% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Bethlehem, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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