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Can You Drink Tap Water in Kaluga?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Kaluga, Russia.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Russia 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 Kaluga.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Russia, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water Kaluga Russia has another problem. The water is very contaminated with heavy metals, such as lead, and other toxic substances. Lead is a well-known toxin that is used by industry to decrease the cost of production and corrosion. Other metals are toxic enough to cause poisoning and even death. The consequences of the poisoning of this vital water supply have been disastrous.
Because the waters have so many contaminants, it is no wonder that there have been many cases of food poisoning. With no tap water safety measures in place, many people become seriously ill and even die. The Kaluga River travels through many areas, including the cities of Kaluga, Tverova and Barnaul, which all suffer from the worst quality of tap water. Fortunately, there are some effective methods of improving the quality of Russian water.
Tap Water Quality is a serious issue when you consider the fact that the amount of chemicals that seep into the water can affect your
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.61 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45% Moderate
- Water Pollution 53% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 55% Moderate
- Water Quality 47% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Kaluga, 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.