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Is Guwahati Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Guwahati?

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 Guwahati.

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

Tap Water Guwahati is one of the most important cities in the State of Maharashtra and one of the major commercial centers in India as well. It is located on the border of Gujarat and the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The city is considered to be a part of the Mahabaleshwar Range and enjoys a steady flow of traffic. It has an ideal mix of both the rural and urban cultures of Maharashtra. It is renowned for its rich fauna and flora, beautiful beaches and breathtaking backwaters that form the major tourist attractions of the city.

It has a good tap water quality and is considered by many to be the healthiest city in India. This is the reason why the residents of the city to drink bottled water. However, this fact is disputed by many people who say that the municipal corporation puts all the tap water in filtration devices which are used to remove the various impurities present in the tap water. The main source of contamination is through agriculture wherein farmers

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Guwahati tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 78% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 43% Moderate
  • Water Quality 22% Low

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