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Is Essen 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 Essen?

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 Essen.

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


Tap Water Essen, Germany is well known for its outstanding purity. The water is actually a very mild one and is used for all of the drinking needs in the entire city of Essen. There are no chemicals or other impurities to worry about. There are no chloramines or any other impurities that could potentially harm you or your family.

It is a rather large city and there are many attractions to see when you visit. However, the most important attraction to see is the Main River. This is where the Tap Water comes from and it runs through the city of Essen. You can take a boat ride on the Main River and see how it flows through the entire city.

One of the many great things about Essen is that the tap water here is free from bacteria or any other harmful contaminants. There are no drugs or industrial pollutants to worry about either. That is why this area has been considered to be one of the healthiest places to live. In fact, it is thought to be one of the cle

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.29 in USD (1.5-liter)


Essen tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
  • Water Pollution 5% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
  • Water Quality 95% Very High

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