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Can You Drink Tap Water in Faisalabad?
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 Faisalabad.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Pakistan, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
In the densely populated and bustling city of Islamabad, Pakistan, residents are constantly warned to be on guard against the threat of contamination of their tap water. The capital city of Pakistan is home to more than 20 million people. With so much development taking place in this third world nation, many harmful chemicals from abroad are finding their way into Pakistan''s water supply. This has led to calls for better regulation and a ban on the export of harmful chemicals.
Islamabad has long been a major route for arms and drugs shipments, and the insecurity in Afghanistan makes the threats of contamination of water supplies even more serious. Those who have lived in Islamabad and other cities in Pakistan have long complained about the poor quality of tap water, and the high price of bottled water. One man living in Islamabad said that his five-year-old daughter had recently gotten an ear infection, after drinking contaminated water. The man added, "I took he
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.39 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 74% High
- Water Pollution 78% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 26% Low
- Water Quality 22% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Faisalabad, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.