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Is Chipata 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 Chipata?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Zambia 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 Chipata.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Zambia

With the help of some new technologies we can now say goodbye to tap water safety and security in Zambia. The people of this small country believe that they are getting exactly what they pay for when they purchase that glass of water from the municipal supply. But is that really the case? What does the World Health Organization know about tap water quality in Zambia and how can we ensure better quality water for ourselves and our families? This article will give some basic information on tap water safety in Zambia that you must know in order to protect yourself, your family, and your investments.

According to WHO, the water sources in Zambia are considered to be among the best in the world, but according to some experts, this is still an area of concern. The quality of tap water can vary considerably depending on where you live. Tap water in rural areas could contain a lot of bacteria and viruses, while towns and cities have high levels of such microorganisms. As w

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.89 in USD (1.5-liter)


Chipata tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 69% High
  • Water Pollution 94% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 31% Low
  • Water Quality 6% Very Low

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