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Can You Drink Tap Water in Coacalco?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Coacalco, Mexico.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Mexico 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 Coacalco.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Mexico, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
No, the tap water in Coacalco de Berriozábal, Mexico, is not safe. Like other Mexican cities, the water they use water for washing and brushing teeth, but they do not drink water directly from the tap. Consuming water might be dangerous to your health, especially to infants and women.
Therefore, if you are visiting Coacalco, we recommend purchasing bottled water for your safety. Bottled water is readily available all over the city to small/large convenience stores and supermarkets at a low price. If you are staying in a hotel, we recommend asking the hotel staff if they have filtered water. If not, you can request bottled or purified water.
The primary source of water in Coacalco de Berriozábal comes from groundwater. The water is drawn from the pumping station and distributed to households in the city. For some small communities, water comes from well water.
Local Coacalco pumping stations satisfy the needs of its residents. There is no shortage of water in the municipality, unlike other cities in the country. The Mexican water and sanitation sector made significant service coverage strides with a water supply and sanitation coverage through the past decade.
Half of the city’s underground pipes are at least 60 years old and fail at an alarming rate. According to the estimate of an official, it could take at least 50 years and hundreds of millions of dollars to replace all the old, ruptured pipes.
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46% Moderate
- Water Pollution 61% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 54% Moderate
- Water Quality 39% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Coacalco, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.