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Is Kardzhali 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 Kardzhali?

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 Kardzhali.

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


Recently, the Bulgarian government ordered the compulsory removal of the fluoride in the tap water. The main reason for this is to protect children from tooth decay and cavities. In other words, it is a method to combat childhood ailments. Fluoride is added to our water supplies to prevent tooth decay. It is supposed to strengthen our bones as well as enamel. In addition, we are also protected by the added bonus that it improves our concentration and mental alertness.

However, fluoride is an active ingredient which enhances our bone strength and makes our teeth stronger. Unfortunately, the same compound is toxic to children. So, the only way to avoid having your children exposed to too much fluoride is by getting rid of the tap water in your household. But, that is not possible in Bulgaria.

So, what do you do when there is no tap water available in your house? The best thing is to get a good quality water filter. The most recommended ones are the Brit

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.47 in USD (1.5-liter)


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

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