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Can You Drink Tap Water in Jena?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Jena, Germany.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Germany is a out of 100.
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 Jena.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Germany, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Jena, Liechtenstein and Austria are three of the most visited tourist destinations in Europe. Tap Water Quality is an issue for those who visit these locations because of the abundance of untreated waste water that is produced by municipalities when they perform their tap water purification. Most cities generate millions of gallons of tap water per day that is used for everything from washing cars to filling water bottles for children. Without proper treatment many harmful chemicals that have been filtered out during the filtration process can be found in the treated tap water.
Tap water in Germany and all over Europe are usually very safe to drink. This is primarily due to the fact that most municipal water plants use stringent regulations to test and regulate the amount of contaminants that are contained in the treated water before it is released into the public. In addition to this, most tap water in Europe is treated in order to make it safe to drink by adding
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.42 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 82% Very High
- Water Quality 78% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Jena, 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.