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Can You Drink Tap Water in Iasi?
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 Iasi.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Romania, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The people of Iasi, Romania have been drinking bottled water for centuries. Iasi is one of the oldest cities in Romania, dating back to the fifth century BC. It is the home to the Roman Empire. The main attraction in Iasi is the city hall, built during the first century BC.
There are three main reasons why tap water in Iasi is so bad. The first is that the water is treated by the municipal water plant, using bacteria, chemicals and herbicides. All these things kill the natural microorganisms that live in water. As a result, the water becomes no better than drinking water from a bottle.
If you''re visiting Iasi or staying in Bucharest you should avoid bottled water and choose local water. That means using taps instead. If you don''t know where to buy bottled water in Iasi or Bucharest, check online.
The second reason why tap water in Iasi is bad is that it is not tested regularly for contamination. The water supply goes through two treatme
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.57 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36% Low
- Water Pollution 41% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 64% High
- Water Quality 59% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Iasi, 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.