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Can You Drink Tap Water in Bratislava?
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 Bratislava.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Slovakia, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Do you know what Bratislava Slovakia is all about? Well, let''s put it this way. If the drinking water of any city in the world has not been disinfected properly, then it is definitely not safe to be drinking. It''s like saying that any public bath where people are bathing is no longer fit for human consumption. And yet, such standards are not applied to the drinking liquid from taps!
There have been questions over the years over the quality of tap water, particularly in Bratislava. However, some people are actually resorting to home made filtration systems to purify their drinking liquid. There has been a lot of research in the past few years on the subject of tap water, and it has shown that there are many contaminants that can come from the tap water in a typical family''s home.
Some of these can cause infections and stomach conditions, although the research is not conclusive on this fact. A common water contaminant is E coli, which is a bacterium
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.64 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16% Very Low
- Water Pollution 32% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 84% Very High
- Water Quality 68% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Bratislava, 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.