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Is Bonn 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 Bonn?

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 Bonn.

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


Have you been to Bonn, Germany recently and been fascinated by the "blue waters" that you are supposed to be drinking? This was actually the water of the district of Lower Saxony that supplies part of the city of Bonn. Well, I could have used a vacation there this past summer!

The water in this area is considered to be of very high quality as it comes from wells that are deeper than any other part of Germany. The waters have also undergone several tests that confirmed that the water is free of any pollutants. It is also known to have very low salinity, and this is said to be caused by the natural alkalinity of the area''s soil. There is a very high concentration of dissolved oxygen in this type of water, as well as a very high percentage of minerals such as sodium and potassium.

How can you tell if your tap water quality is good or bad? Tap Water Quality requires a very strict adherence to strict laws regarding its filtration and purification. Before

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.42 in USD (1.5-liter)


Bonn tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 23% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 93% Very High
  • Water Quality 78% High

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