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Is Bizerte 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 Bizerte?

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 Bizerte.

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

Tap Water Bizerte Tunisia has come under fire in some quarters because of the high quality of water. This is due to a lack of treatment and filtration methods as well as the presence of the large Ghanian Arab population, which has historically had higher levels of waterborne disease than other parts of the world. The World Health Organization states that Tap Water Bizerte Tunisia is "The worst water quality recorded in the entire region". It should also be noted that this low quality tap water is heavily laden with various bacteria, viruses, cysts and heavy metals.

In Ghanian areas of the Middle East Tap Water Bizerte Tunisia has been used since the 1950s. It was the first instance of filtration and treatment of the local water supply. However, in more recent times it has fallen foul of both government and private sources of tap water. There is now a movement to clean up what remains from the public tap water supplies in Ghanian areas.

Some argue that

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.24 in USD (1.5-liter)


Bizerte tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 44% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 56% Moderate

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