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Is Butterworth Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Butterworth?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Butterworth, Malaysia.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Malaysia 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 Butterworth.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Malaysia


In his latest book titled, "How to Keep You and Your Family Healthy and Long Term," author Jeffery S. Butterworth offers the first comprehensive guide to drinking tap water in Malaysia. This guide is aimed at both home owners who are concerned about the health of their families and business operators. Butterworth also writes about the environmental issues surrounding tap water in Malaysia.

Butterworth begins with an overview of the causes of pollution, then gives brief explanations of the different contaminants in tap water in Malaysia. He explains why so many cities and towns around the world have to use bottled water. The author then addresses the issue of water treatment and explains why the process is expensive. He then talks about the need for a complete solution for the issue of contaminated drinking water.

Butterworth covers the topic of water supply, including the various systems that are used. He also covers the subject of water purification

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.43 in USD (1.5-liter)


Butterworth tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 63% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 55% Moderate
  • Water Quality 37% Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Butterworth, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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