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Is Koper 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 Koper?

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 Koper.

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


The municipality of Koper, Slovenia, like many other towns in the region, suffers from a serious lack of clean tap water. It''s a sad fact that over half of all buildings in Koper are considered to have one or more tap water contaminants. These include volatile organic compounds (VOCs), such as benzene and toluene, as well as two well-known carcinogens, lead and cystine. The fact that the majority of Slovenia''s municipalities are failing to meet stringent European Union water safety standards makes the problem even worse.

The problem of VOCs in drinking water has become particularly prevalent in Europe over the last few years. These organic chemicals can cause a number of serious health problems including cancer, kidney failure and chronic fatigue. It''s not just individual users who can develop health problems, however. Many public facilities are also found to be violating regulations by using toxins to improve the taste and quality of tap water. While it''s bee

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.67 in USD (1.5-liter)


Koper tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 16% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 100% Very High

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