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Is Ismailia Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Ismailia?

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 Ismailia.

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


Tap Water Ismailia Egypt is known for having a poor health status overall. The problem is not limited to the quality of drinking water. The water that enters households is not clean and may contain many impurities. The water that is used for cooking is also suspect. There have been instances when raw human organs were found in some of the contaminated water.

The poor health conditions in Egypt are due to many factors. One of them is lack of adequate drinking water. It is believed that the infrastructure in Egypt is old and needs improvement.

Lack of drinking water is a big issue in the Arab world. Most of the people are dependent on wells. It is difficult to find potable water for cooking. The government is aware of this issue and has taken many steps to improve the quality of drinking water. The following is a brief on how the Egyptian government deals with the drinking water safety problem.

The Egyptian government established a water tr

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.32 in USD (1.5-liter)


Ismailia tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 75% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Ismailia, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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