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Is Burgos 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 Burgos?

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 Burgos.

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


When you consider the incredible gastronomic delights of Spain, you may not think about tap water. But the reality is that tap water in Spain is far from being as clean as people might assume. Many places in the country to use chlorinated water to wash dishes. In fact, it is common for tap water to contain very high levels of dangerous chemicals such as arsenic and lead.

To give you some examples, a sample of tap water that was tested by the Spanish government found traces of arsenic in the samples, according to a study published on the Environmental Working Group website. It also found lead in two tests, although none were above the legal limit in Europe.

These are just two examples of the many dangerous chemicals found in tap water in Spain. In fact, the highest concentration of arsenic was found in the town of Burgos, which is home to the famous Paseo de la Castilla, the first castle built on the Iberian Peninsula. It is possible that the arsenic c

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.62 in USD (1.5-liter)


Burgos tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 88% Very High
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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