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Can You Drink Tap Water in Botevgrad?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Botevgrad, Bulgaria.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Bulgaria 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 Botevgrad.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Bulgaria, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
If you have lived in Bulgaria for the last few years or if you are planning to live here, chances are you are aware of the long standing debate on the quality of tap water in the country. The constant argument pits Bulgarian water against that of other European countries like Austria, Spain, Croatia, and even France. Each time I visit Spain, I tend to look for the cheapest flights available and I always end up going back to Botevgrad. This town lies astride the Priitsa River and is home to many settlements. The most important settlement of them all is the old medieval city of Priitjila. You can visit the impressive St. Nicholas Church and the Cathedral here.
You may wonder why it is important to be concerned about tap water contamination. Well, if you consider what the consequences are when unsafe water enters your body through consumption, then you can understand why. When you take a shower in water that contains contaminants like pesticide or herbicide, you open
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.56 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30% Low
- Water Pollution 41% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 70% High
- Water Quality 59% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Botevgrad, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.