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Can You Drink Tap Water in Fethiye?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Fethiye, Turkey.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Turkey is a out of 100.
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 Fethiye.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Turkey, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The only safe way to have Tap Water Fethiye Turkey is if you are serving it from a clean & pure source. This is mainly due to the bacteria and germs that grow in water sources around the world. These bacteria can produce toxins that cause illness, immune system problems, allergies, fatigue, irritability, insomnia, and can even lead to cancer.
The most common illnesses brought about by untreated or improperly treated tap water are: food poisoning, bacterial infections, and liver disease. In addition, some of the bacteria and viruses that grow in unfiltered water, like hepatitis B and hepatitis C, can make people very sick. There is also evidence that cancer can develop in people who consume large amounts of water contaminated with chemicals. For these reasons alone, a whole house water filter should be considered if you drink the city''s water.
A whole house water filter can also filter out lead. This is particularly important for kids who play outside
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.32 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 48% Moderate
- Water Pollution 53% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 52% Moderate
- Water Quality 47% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Fethiye, 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.