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Is Kota Bharu 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 Kota Bharu?

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 Kota Bharu.

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


Many people around the world have started to find out that Tap Water Kota Bharu Malaysia, known as Waterford Pure is not all it is cracked up to be. Some countries have found out to their chagrin that the tap water that comes from Waterford is of such a low quality that many people actually contract skin diseases from showering in chlorinated water. They call this type of water ''hard water''. It is hard to believe that somewhere so close to Ireland, there are people who get skin problems because of showering in such poor quality water. But it''s true.

That''s not all. Waterford crystal has been found to contain high levels of lead and other metals in the rain that it falls upon the town. Lead can be a real problem for the brain and lead can cause learning disabilities. So, while we''re at the water cooler, why not fill our glass with something better?

Waterford Crystal in America is harvested as waste from various processes and this process leaves be

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.43 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kota Bharu tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 56% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 44% Moderate

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