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Can You Drink Tap Water in Kassel?
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 Kassel.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Germany, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Have you ever stopped to think about what it takes to treat tap water in Germany, or the rest of the world for that matter? It''s no joke; this country and its people take their drinking water protection extremely seriously. After all, they have one of the best public health and safety records in the world, so why would they allow their supplies to be tainted by such things as the types of disinfectants commonly used in our homes today?
The truth is that most municipal water treatment plants simply don''t have the technology to remove most of the chemicals that make up chlorine, THMs (chlorination byproducts), VOCs, MTBE and all of the other toxins and carcinogens that we come into contact with on a daily basis. To make matters worse, these toxins find their way into our tap water through a variety of different means. In some cases, these may be natural, occurring in the soil where the water we drink comes from. In others, these compounds can be introduced via run
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.36 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Pollution 50% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Quality 50% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Kassel, 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.