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Can You Drink Tap Water in Halle?
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 Halle.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Germany, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The town of Halle in the Rhineland Platz has a major problem on its hands. It lies along the river Elbe, which is a natural border among Germany and the Czech Republic. During the cold war years, the US military stationed here was one of the major bases for the Americans. Naturally, the base had tap water that they used for drinking and cooking. Today this tap water has been deemed unfit for human consumption. So, why is it that this town has to deal with such a problem?
Well, the town lies on a very important border and has a lot of commerce going on. When the US military left, the infrastructure stopped being maintained. The drainage system was also neglected, causing the levels of contamination to rise. They have to deal with the contaminated water from natural sources as well as from the taps used by their visitors. So, how is this town supposed to make sure that the tap water is safe?
There are two solutions to the problem. One is to have clean ta
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.39 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18% Very Low
- Water Pollution 22% Low
- 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 Halle, 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.