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Is Kherson 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 Kherson?

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 Kherson.

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


Do you know what the problem with tap water in Kherson, Ukraine is? It''s serious. Thousands of people have fallen ill and even died because they drank contaminated water. Not only was it contaminated but also the symptoms are quite similar to those of a waterborne illness such as hepatitis or even cholera. No one wants to drink such water, which can be traced back to several industrial spills. The contamination then has gotten so bad that many health organizations issued a global alert about it.

Tap Water Quality in Kherson is pretty poor. With so much contamination, it is no wonder that so many people have such bad water. There have been cases of high levels of lead, pesticides, bacteria, cysts, VOCs, prescription drugs and others in the water, which can prove harmful if ingested.

There are several reasons why the quality of the Kherson water is so poor. One is that it comes from the region around the Black Sea. It travels through the Passaicitf reg

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.52 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kherson tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 55% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Quality 45% Moderate

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