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Is Hargeysa Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Do not Drink :(

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Hargeysa?

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 Hargeysa.

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


Tap Water Hargeysa Somalia is the capital city of Mogadishu, which was recently liberated from international terrorists. It is considered to be one of the most dangerous cities in all of East Africa because of the many battles between Shabab fighters and loyalists that have taken place here. The international terrorists referred to as "Al Qaeda" or " Amin''een Al-Rashid" operates from bases that are based in Mogadishu. Ongoing fighting between the various groups has left thousands of people dead and damaged the infrastructure to an extreme level. This article will discuss how to avoid putting your life in jeopardy by using tap water for drinking, cooking and bathing.

Tap Water Security in Mogadishu is threatened by Al Qaeda and their affiliated fighters who carry out terrorist attacks and kidnappings targeting either civilians in the urban areas or foreign nationals in the capital city of Mogadishu. If you want to avoid placing your life in grave danger, you shoul

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.5 in USD (1.5-liter)


Hargeysa tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 83% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 58% Moderate
  • Water Quality 17% Very Low

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