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Can You Drink Tap Water in Brazzaville?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Brazzaville, Congo.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Congo 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 Brazzaville.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Congo, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Bottled Congo Tap Water is no longer the safe alternative. It is actually worse than bottled soda. The Tap Water Association of Congo says that as many as two million Congolese have become ill from drinking contaminated tap-water in recent years. It is estimated that at least half that number may have died as a result. This is a huge crime.
What is worse is that the contaminated water cannot be used for bathing, washing clothes, cooking or even drinking. In many cases it leeches or poisons. In addition to killing countless Congolese children and adults, the poisoning from untreated tap-water has also killed livestock. It is said that in many rural areas there are now dead cattle due to drinking contaminated water. These horrible events are taking place in a country that once had one of the most stable economic development rates in Africa.
If the tap water in Congo has been supplied by an unreliable company or individual entrepreneur, then there is a ve
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.72 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100% Very High
- Water Pollution 92% Very High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 0% Very Low
- Water Quality 8% Very Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Brazzaville, 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.