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Can You Drink Tap Water in Faridabad?
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 Faridabad.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for India, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Have you ever stopped to wonder where the tap water in Faridabad, Uttar Pradesh, India comes from? The tap water is not safe, as it contains many dangerous chemicals and other contaminants. They are a real threat to human health, especially if children are drinking them. If you have never heard about the contaminants present in the tap water, let me share with you what they are and how you can protect yourself.
The main cause of these toxins in the water is that the municipal water treatment plant that is set up to purify water has inadequate equipment. The reason for this lack of equipment is that they do not need it. They can get by with using chlorine disinfection without too many problems, so why bother? Most of these facilities use chlorination to kill bacteria and germs that are found in the water, but they also add organic compounds to make the water taste better and smell better.
Some of the compounds they add include organic compounds such as
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.38 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 72% High
- Water Pollution 80% Very High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 28% Low
- Water Quality 20% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Faridabad, 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.