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Is Durres 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 Durres?

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 Durres.

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


Tap Water Safety in Albania sounds more like an issue from a third world country than a European city. However, this is a highly developed area where people spend their lives. Therefore, one should not take any chances. If you are traveling to this part of Europe, make sure that you do your research before you even step foot inside the house.

Tap Water Quality in Albania is considered to be safe by many Albanian locals. According to many Albanian locals, there have never been problems with impure or raw water coming from their tap in Durres whatsoever. In fact, the water here is considered to be just as good as it gets from private well water sources. In general, the tap water in Durres isn''t at all unsafe to drink.

In fact, some locals believe that their tap water is better than any that can be found in private well water sources anywhere in the world. So, what makes their tap water so special? Well, the municipal water system in Albania does a pret

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.46 in USD (1.5-liter)


Durres tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 67% High
  • Water Pollution 67% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 33% Low
  • Water Quality 33% Low

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