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Is Durgapur 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 Durgapur?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in India 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 Durgapur.

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

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The tap water in Durgapur, India is safe for consumption. However, there is some danger when it comes to the treatment plant.

The purification process of this plant has a great flaw. The chemical agents are often contaminated with heavy metals. These elements include lead and mercury, which can be lethal. This is one of the major concerns of the residents in Durgapur and it is the reason why the district government has banned their consumption.

The authorities in Durgapur have tried to justify this by stating that the heavy metals have been detected in the water supply. But the truth is that the water is tested and the presence of heavy metals is found after the purification procedure. Therefore, the authorities do not have any evidence whatsoever that there was any contamination.

As far as the treatment facility is concerned, they have also failed to provide adequate protection to the residents'' water supply. The treatment plants have m

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.38 in USD (1.5-liter)


Durgapur tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 73% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 44% Moderate
  • Water Quality 28% Low

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