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Is Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld?

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 Bielefeld.

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


Tap Water in Bielefeld, Germany can be considered to be of comparable quality to bottled water. The municipality of Bielefeld recycles and produces glass containers for its citizens to use as tap containers. These containers are then melted down and made into a wide range of different products.

When traveling through the rural countryside, you will often see farm buildings that are made out of old milk bottles. The town has a population of about thirteen thousand and boasts one of the largest collection of breweries in Europe. Many tourists come to this town during the summer months to see the world-famous Oktoberfest beer festival. If you enjoy sampling different types of German beers, then you should consider visiting the local beer festival once every year. There are over a hundred local breweries that make their products available to the public in the town.

Most German towns are known for the variety of tap water they offer to their citizens. In B

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Bielefeld tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 88% Very High
  • Water Quality 75% High

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