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Is Butwal 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 Butwal?

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 Butwal.

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


In a country that experiences three major earthquakes every year, you can be sure that your tap water would not be safe. It is quite common to drink contaminated water because of the lack of testing and regulation in Nepal. The government in Nepal doesn''t regulate the water quality and they only know about it once an issue arises. As a result, the citizens of Nepal have no assurance that their tap water is clean or safe for drinking.

What is the problem with Butwal water? In Butwal, most people are drinking contaminated water. The water that you drink from the tap may contain many hazardous chemicals and heavy metals, which can also cause you health problems. Most people do not know that this contamination is happening and the government doesn''t have the will power to get the problem resolved.

The government is trying to convince people to reuse their water. They also encourage the people to use rain water instead of drinking bottled water. The idea

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.31 in USD (1.5-liter)


Butwal tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 60% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 85% Very High
  • Water Quality 40% Moderate

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