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Is Klerksdorp Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Do not Drink :(

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Klerksdorp?

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 Klerksdorp.

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


You should visit South Africa at least once in your lifetime, so you must take the time to investigate exactly how tap water is cleaned and what you can do to ensure your safety. Tap Water Klerksdorp is the only certified water supplier in the region that meets the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness. Klerksdorp is also one of the few companies in the country that supplies certified spring water.

Tap water in South Africa is normally treated with chlorine before being sent to consumers. This is to kill bacteria and viruses that may be present in the water. However, research shows that chlorine can create free radicals that damage cellular DNA and contribute to cancer formation. You are therefore advised to invest in a purifier for your home.

The contaminants found in tap water in South Africa are a major cause of water-borne diseases such as typhoid fever, dysentery, diarrhea and nausea. In fact, in some parts of the country, up to 90% of the

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.5 in USD (1.5-liter)


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

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