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Is Chernihiv 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 Chernihiv?

No, tap water is not 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 Chernihiv.

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


In the US, we use a vast network of water treatment facilities to remove all the harmful elements that have been found in our drinking supply. However, in many parts of the world, there are no such facilities in place and people continue to suffer the consequences of using dirty water. Many of these places have to deal with contaminated groundwater which contains a variety of dangerous metals, chemicals and bacteria. This article looks at two countries that have major drinking water problems; the first is Ukraine and the other is Moldova.

If you were to visit both of these countries, you would notice some huge differences. The infrastructure in both of these countries is very poor and has not been cleaned up sufficiently in order to make safe drinking water. For example, if you were to take a drink from the local aquifer in Ukraine, you would be looking at about five years of life. When you take a drink from the same aquifer in Moldova, it will be possible to drin

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.48 in USD (1.5-liter)


Chernihiv tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 75% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 42% Moderate
  • Water Quality 25% Low

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