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Can You Drink Tap Water in Jijel?
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 Jijel.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Algeria, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Jijel Algeria is a region of northern Algeria on the Mediterranean Sea. The name Jijel means "The Little River" in Arabic. Many areas of this area are dependent on the sea for water and its quality, thus a concern for those who wish to drink clean water.
Tap water at the main supply stations and points beyond is often an impure liquid. It is filtered through sand and then reintroduced to the water system as a clean and fresh source. Sometimes, however, the water cannot be brought back to its pure state through these means. In such cases, it is used to fill swimming pools, which has a negative impact on its quality due to the presence of various contaminants.
Some of the contaminants in tap water in Jijel Algeria include lead, benzene, barium and tetrachloroethane. These all have serious adverse effects on human health when ingested. Health experts advise against bathing or showering in chlorinated water, since the chemical chlorination alters the pH of
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.26 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25% Low
- Water Pollution 25% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 75% High
- Water Quality 75% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Jijel, 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.