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Can You Drink Tap Water in Guntur?
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 Guntur.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for India, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water in Guntur is generally clean and free from contaminants, but it is not as pure as it should be as it is still contaminated with chemicals, salts, bacteria and pesticides. These are the main contaminants that can harm your health, especially if they are taken for granted by a lot of people who fail to keep a close watch on the quality of the water.
The water comes from many different sources. From rivers, streams, lakes, etc. The Guntur municipality is responsible for maintaining the quality of this water. They have taken a number of steps to control contamination levels, and the groundwater is generally cleaner than in other areas.
You should know that most of the tap water in Guntur is treated. The treatment process includes chlorine, which is used to kill bacterial and parasitic growths in water. You will also find fluoride in Guntur water. However, there is one exception: fluoride, which is naturally present in water, is now banned in the
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.41 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 47% Moderate
- Water Pollution 60% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 53% Moderate
- Water Quality 40% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Guntur, 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.