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Is Doha 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 Doha?

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 Doha.

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


Doha Qatar is the second largest city in Qatar. The capital of Qatar, Doha is located on the southern shores of the Arabian Sea in a location that has been called "God''s Own Country". Doha is also one of the busiest cities in the Middle East and is considered one of the most progressive and modern cities in the world. A major tourist destination in the United Arab Emirates (the UAE), it attracts visitors from all over the world as well as Europe.

Doha and its surroundings are made up of fresh spring water fed by natural springs, and some water comes from a local well. The water is then treated at a treatment plant and passed through a filtration system to remove any impurities. It then goes through an ozone layer, so as to be safe to drink for human consumption. The entire process is called desalination.

What most people don''t know is that tap water from other parts of the world has many impurities in it. The majority of these impurities come from h

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.56 in USD (1.5-liter)


Doha tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38% Low
  • Water Pollution 48% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 62% High
  • Water Quality 52% Moderate

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