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Is Jelenia Gora 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 Jelenia Gora?

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 Jelenia Gora.

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


Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Jelenia Gora, a village in Eastern Poland. It is not as populated as say, Sopot or Warsaw but it is a thriving community nonetheless. I was there to conduct ecological research on local lakes and its relationship with the public health.

During my visit, the first thing that struck me were the vivid orange trees that lined up the lake''s bank. The people of Jelenia Gora live mainly on a breadline. They use small-sized collective farms for grazing cattle. Fresh water comes from underground springs; clean drinking water trickles through metal faucets and waste pipes. And because they are poor, the people have little to no access to clean tap water.

The majority of inhabitants live off what they can harvest on the communal lands. The water from these streams and rivers is clean enough but not safe enough to drink. Many people use this water to cook with or as fertilizer. It is not safe to take a bath with untreated

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.48 in USD (1.5-liter)


Jelenia Gora tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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