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Is Kairouan 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 Kairouan?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Tunisia 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 Kairouan.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Tunisia


Tap Water Kairouan Tunisia is an area with a high risk of contaminated tap water. This area is located right in the heart of Africa, right where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea. For over two decades, this area has been hit by many Middle Eastern outbreaks of waterborne diseases. It''s just a fact of life here in Kairouan that any water you drink, shower with, or bathe in can be harmful to your health.

Tap Water Kairouan Tunisia had experienced a rise in the number of waterborne illnesses over the last decade and a half. There have also been outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis, cholera, and typhoid fever. The problem? Tap water here is regularly made from untreated sewage water and is not cleaned as it is supposed to be.

This makes sure that every time you drink this water, you put yourself at risk for serious illness. In addition, this water is not disinfected properly when it gets into the pipes, so there are always living microorganisms in

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.24 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kairouan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 51% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 54% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 49% Moderate
  • Water Quality 46% Moderate

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