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Is Donegal 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 Donegal?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Ireland 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 Donegal.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Ireland

The water supply in the county of Donegal is not regulated and therefore suffers from a lack of standardization. This makes tap water in Donegal uneven in quality. There have been cases where livestock owners in Donegal have suffered from various diseases caused by unclean water. Tap Water Donegal Ireland has the highest percentage of fatality through waterborne illnesses in the country.

There are various causes of waterborne illnesses and diseases. Water that is safe to drink can become contaminated by many contaminants in a relatively short period of time. If you are using tap water in Donegal, ensure that you use a high-tech sub micron filter on a regular basis. The purpose of these filters is to remove any microscopic bacteria or viruses that might be present in the water. A lack of education about the quality of water available can result in illnesses being passed off as the result of eating food or drink being infected.

Tap water is not necessari

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.6 in USD (1.5-liter)


Donegal tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27% Low
  • Water Pollution 36% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 73% High
  • Water Quality 64% High

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