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Is Joao Pessoa 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 Joao Pessoa?

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 Joao Pessoa.

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


Joao Pessoa is a famous Brazilian television presenter and adventurer. He travels all over the world to document the best of what life has to offer, on both land and in the sea. Tap Water is one of the series he filmed for the Travel Channel. The title refers to the kind of water he was drinking - pure, clean, fresh, and tasty. This is quite an accomplishment considering that tap water around the world is far from perfect, to say the least!

Joao was traveling with his camera when he came across a village where children were drinking tap water that had been contaminated with heavy metals like lead. It was alarming, to say the least. Some cities have reported that they have found trace amounts of lead in tap water, but what''s alarming about this situation is that this small community was already contaminated with dangerous levels of these metals.

He made the decision to share what he had seen with his viewers. The footage was extremely disturbing and i

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.63 in USD (1.5-liter)


Joao Pessoa tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 58% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 57% Moderate
  • Water Quality 42% Moderate

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