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Is Bloemfontein Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Do not Drink :(

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Bloemfontein?

No, tap water is not 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 Bloemfontein.

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


A new development in South African science is being developed to provide reliable and independent information on tap water in the country. This information can be used by the local population, scientists and even businesses when they are evaluating the water supply for business purposes.

There are many ways to determine the quality of tap water. The first step is to measure the quality of water in a laboratory, which means it is done through a sample. It is then sent to another lab, which will conduct tests that will determine the quality of water. The lab''s results will then be sent to an outside company, which has the responsibility of analyzing the samples to see if they meet certain standards.

Samples from laboratories can then be tested at home or when drinking water is delivered. By using this method, it is possible to get reliable information that will help in decisions. In the past, it was difficult to know what was in the water; with the pro

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.99 in USD (1.5-liter)


Bloemfontein tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 55% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 63% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 45% Moderate
  • Water Quality 38% Low

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