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Is Faro 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 Faro?

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 Faro.

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


The tap water in Faro Portugal is safe to drink. There are no dangerous chemicals or contaminants that have been found in the water from the area. This is because the local population is extremely health conscious and there is very little pollution caused by the industries in the area.

The only problem that the locals suffer is drinking the contaminated water. In order to drink water from this source, you must be careful about how you get it and how you use it.

The first thing to remember when drinking tap water from this area is that you have to filter the water. In order to do this you will need a reverse osmosis filter or distiller, and you will also need to use a filtration device for your faucets and kitchen sink. Some of the filters will also help you to remove sediment and heavy metals from the water. You may also want to add some lime or sand to the water as well.

When you get home after filtering the water, you may want to make a

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Faro tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
  • Water Quality 75% High

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