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Is Kirov Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Kirov?

No, tap water is not 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 Kirov.

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


When the famous author Pushkin wrote a novel entitled The Crazies, one of the characters stated in the prologue, "The greatest tragedy of my life was the time I spent trying to find good drinking water". He went on to say that he had discovered a mountain where, in the course of his research for the novel, he had found some springs and they were indeed quite pure. He drank some from them and was fascinated by the taste. To cut a long story short, he sent it to his publisher, asking him if he could use the name of the mountain in the book as the source of his drinking water.

After reviewing the story and approving of the way the story was told, the publisher replied that he would be happy to use the name and offered to send along samples of pure Russian water. Pushkin eagerly accepted the offer, traveling to Kirov to inspect the springs. He was so impressed with the water that he decided to write a whole novel about it, The Crazies. This is the story that came to r

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.44 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kirov tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 67% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 58% Moderate
  • Water Quality 33% Low

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