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Is Douala Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Do not Drink :(

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Douala?

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 Douala.

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

Tap Water Douala Cameroon, located in the Central African Republic is a world renowned African safari destination. This small town has been the source of many wonderful journeys for tourists who visit the town and travel through the jungle to reach the other parts of the country. One thing that makes this town an interesting place to visit is that it is one of the oldest places in the country that is still used as a major source of income for the people living there.

The town itself is very small and consists of only about 500 people. Many of the hotels that are available have local people staying there but there are also some luxury hotels available. Most of the people living in the Douala Cameroon are known as the "Mbaengoumian" meaning people from the village. The Mbaengoumian people live in many villages around the town, some of which are not actually villages, but are just places where they live such as cottages or in some cases in the streets.


The estimated price of bottled water

$0.7 in USD (1.5-liter)


Douala tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 69% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 31% Low

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