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Can You Drink Tap Water in Kaiserslautern?
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 Kaiserslautern.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Germany, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
When you think about the first European settlers in America, one of the first things they brought with them were some form of bottled water. Our ancestors knew just how bad tap water could be, and they took steps to improve it. In this article, we will discuss the various ways that early settlers tried to improve the tap water quality in their area.
The problem with untreated water was two-fold. First, there was the obvious issue of the microbes. Every time a person drank from the tap, these microbes would make themselves at home, living inside the porous surfaces of the bottle or the pitcher. These microbes then went on to multiply, and they would release a foul odor into the air as well as onto the food. This odor was not pleasant for human breath to smell, and it was not good for anyone''s health.
The second problem was the bacteria. These bacteria, primarily Giardia, lived in the dirty water. They ate the dirt and they reproduced. Soon, these bact
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10% Very Low
- Water Pollution 5% Very Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 90% Very High
- Water Quality 95% Very High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Kaiserslautern, 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.