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Can You Drink Tap Water in Biarritz?
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 Biarritz.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for France, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The City of Biarritz is located in the region of Languedoc and is famous for its proximity to many wine producing regions. It is often referred to as being in the "Fountain Valley" of France. Recently, due to an increase in tourist interest, the quality of the tap water has become a major public health concern. Biarritz is considered to be among the best cities in France where to get a quality clean drinking water. However, despite the fact that tap water is deemed to be clean there are still some risks associated with it.
Tap Water at Biarritz France is known to contain a variety of different contaminants, including: E-coli, Giardia, Cryptosporidium and lead. All these items can cause gastrointestinal illnesses and can even cause death. Unfortunately, some of the contaminants do not show up on standard tests, or are detected after a health problem has already occurred. The consequences of drinking such tap water can be devastating, particularly in the event of an
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.76 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Pollution 50% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Quality 50% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Biarritz, 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.