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Is Blantyre 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 Blantyre?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Malawi 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 Blantyre.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Malawi


Tap Water Blantyre is often referred to as the "Pearl of Africa" due to its clear, fresh and clean taste. It is also the country''s leading selling mineral water. The majority of the population drink it on a daily basis. It''s often served at restaurants and at home. However, what few people know is that Tap Water Blantyre Malawi has some very serious health consequences that may impact their health if they are not made aware of them.

Tap Water Blantyre Malawi is often referred to as crystal clear tap water. That is because it comes from a highly purified source-most often from wells. Some of the other minerals contained in the water come from other sources such as limestone and even from other rocks. This is not the case with tap water from boreholes, which can contain high levels of arsenic, lead, or mercury. The water from boreholes can have heavy metals and other toxic elements in it which may be harmful to your health when consumed in large quantities. The on

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.82 in USD (1.5-liter)


Blantyre tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60% High
  • Water Pollution 75% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 40% Moderate
  • Water Quality 25% Low

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