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Is Kursk 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 Kursk?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Kursk, Russia.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Russia is a out of 100.

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 Kursk.

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

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The city of Kursk in Russia is famous for its amazing tap water. I''ve visited the area a number of times and the first time I came there, it was a real shock to see just how bad the tap water quality was. It took some doing to figure out why this city, which once had the highest per capita consumption of tap water in the world, was now sitting with such poor quality. The main reason that people in Kursk suffer from such low quality tap water is because they have run dry taps all over town. The pipes that transport the water to homes and business have been running dry for some time now and that is why most houses here have no running water at all. You can literally have no water available for your taps at all.

This is a big problem for the residents of Kursk as their tap water is the only source of clean drinking water. The lack of tap water has left them with no other option but to use bottled water. They have to pay a fortune for bottled mineral water and they d

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.42 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kursk tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 53% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 55% Moderate
  • Water Quality 47% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Kursk, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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