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Is George 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 George?

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 George.

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


In this article I will be taking a look at the tap water that is taken in by George South Africa''s citizens every day. The reason I want to do this is because it is so important for us to take an impartial look at the quality of the water that is being supplied to us in South Africa.

This country has a number of different water systems, with the main ones being, the distribution companies, the domestic companies, the private individuals and then the big government water companies. The big water companies are the companies that supply water for all of South Africa.

So what does George''s tap water actually have to offer? Let us take a look and see.

First, let us look at the treatment and filtration processes that are being used in George South Africa''s tap water. The first thing to notice is that the tap water is usually chlorinated, using chlorine.

Although this may seem to be a big problem, it is actually something that is

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.98 in USD (1.5-liter)


George tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35% Low
  • Water Pollution 59% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 100% Very High

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