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Is Juba Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Juba?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Juba, South Sudan.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in South Sudan 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 Juba.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for South Sudan


Have you heard about the new problem with tap water in South Korea? The threat of contaminated tap water has become a big deal. A group of students from the University of Seoul discovered that tap water contains a variety of heavy metals. The metals range from cadmium, lead, and mercury to aluminum and barium. The students were not paid for this research.

What''s the big deal about contaminants in South Korea''s tap water? Well, consider this. Water contaminated with lead can affect an infant''s brain development. Cadmium can cause damage to the teeth, bones, kidneys, heart, and brain. Mercury is toxic to the nervous system and may cause mental retardation and Alzheimer''s disease.

How do you feel about buying bottled water while here in Juba? Well, there is no law here to make people buy bottled water. However, if they really want a safe beverage to drink, they should at least think about filtering their own water. The South African town of Maun amon

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.88 in USD (1.5-liter)


Juba tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 75% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 25% Low

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